Monthly Archives: September 2011

It’s Time to Start [NOT] Practicing

It’s September, the school year has begun, and the concert season is looming large.  This time of year is the New Year’s Eve of the academic and music world – a time for resolutions and new beginnings.  For cellists everywhere … Continue reading

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Pieter Wispelwey Master Class Streamed Live on CelloBello

We are proud to present a CelloBello milestone – our first live-streamed event! Join us by clicking on the link below: www.cellobello.com/blog/cellostream Pieter Wispelwey Master Class New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall Wednesday, Sept. 28, 3-6 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) … Continue reading

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Devil in the Details (Behind the Scenes of a Music Festival, Part 2)

According to their blog, Audio-Technica’s acclaimed Artist Elite 5000 Series UHF Wireless System with an AEW-T4100 Cardioid Dynamic Handheld Transmitter was the microphone of choice for Taylor Swift’s “Fearless” concert tour (“It really sounds like her!”).   Of course, all systems … Continue reading

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Marlboro – Then and Now (in the experience of one participant)

It has been a pleasure to have the opportunity to return to Marlboro as a participant after a period of forty five years. It is that much more meaningful since it is the Sixtieth Anniversary and the evidence of the … Continue reading

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The Rules

A while back, I accepted an invitation from my good friend Pansy Chang to teach her cello students.  Pansy teaches cello at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  She was taking a sabbatical for a semester and wanted to make arrangements … Continue reading

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Composing And Playing Music; How Composing Helps Your Playing

Composing one’s own music can prove to be a very valuable resource when it comes to interpreting the music of others, and vice versa. As a composing musician myself, I find that as I get more advanced in each field, … Continue reading

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