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Hare Krishna, KickStarter and Fundraising in the 21st Century

Last November, I was driving in my car listening to NPR. I became fascinated by a story by Alix Spiegel regarding the Rule of Reciprocation. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/11/26/165570502/give-and-take-how-the-rule-of-reciprocation-binds-us Citing the work of Robert Cialdini, an emeritus psychologist at Arizona State University, Spiegel … Continue reading

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About those New Year’s bow resolutions…

New Year’s resolutions get significant attention right about now! Whether the subject is your living space, personal finance, diet, or exercise, every topic seems to be on the table. But what about the personal needs of your favorite bow – … Continue reading

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Tak-Sîm Pt. 2

Here in Part Two of my discussion on Tak-Sîm by Alireza Farhang, I am going to focus on his application on various extended cello techniques. On this topic, I found his approach to be quite fascinating and one that I … Continue reading

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Tak-Sîm

In my next few blog posts I am going to take a temporary detour from our discussion regarding the K-Bow in order to talk about a new work that my quartet recently premiered in Paris at the Cité de la … Continue reading

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Do you need a new angle on your playing?

One of the most tricky cello setup issues to self diagnose is the presentation of neck angle fatigue. Symptoms: You have to adjust your bow stroke to avoid hitting c bout edges.. The cello sound core is lost because your … Continue reading

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Holiday Blues

It’s an exciting time for the BSO, as we’re finishing a week of concerts and preparing to go on our first tour in a long time, playing some major pieces by Berlioz, Bartok, Harbison, Mozart, Carter, Brahms, Wagner, Ravel and … Continue reading

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K-Bow Part 1

A few weeks ago my quartet traveled to Syracuse University for a week long residency. While there we had many interesting and thought provoking interactions with the student body. Our activities ranged from giving a standard string master class to … Continue reading

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Frans Helmerson Master Class Streamed Live on CelloBello Nov 15, 2011 7-8:30 pm EDT

We are proud to present a CelloBello live-streamed event!  FRANS HELMERSON MASTERCLASS Tuesday, November 15 7:00 – 8:30 pm Williams Hall, New England Conservatory PROGRAM: Jeremiah Barcus – Schumann Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 129 Somi Yoon – Brahms … Continue reading

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Gary Hoffman Master Class Streamed Live on CelloBello Nov 3rd 2011 7-10 pm EDT

We are proud to present a CelloBello live-streamed event! Join us on Thursday by clicking on the link below: www.cellobello.com/blog/cellostream Gary Hoffman Master Class New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall Thursday, Nov 3rd, 7-10 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) CelloBello is … Continue reading

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Ralph Kirshbaum Master Class Streamed Live on CelloBello Oct 20 2011 7-10 pm EDT

We are proud to present a CelloBello live-streamed event! Join us on Thursday by clicking on the link below: www.cellobello.com/blog/cellostream Ralph Kirshbaum Master Class New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall Thursday, Oct. 20, 7-10 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) CelloBello is … Continue reading

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