Songs Set Free

On ‘The Littlest Prisoner,’ violinist Jenny Scheinman reaches out to a new audience By David Knowles For most of her extraordinary career, Jenny Sc... Read More...

Investing in Change

Electronic-instrument makers bet big on the alt-styles movement By Patrick Sullivan It’s not hard to understand how violinist, educator, and string... Read More...

The Art of Improv

For classical players, borrowing from jazz and bluegrass traditions can provide the first steps toward improvisation and more confident playing By Louise Le... Read More...
Mason Bates

Savior or Charlatan?

Club DJ and composer Mason Bates has put the American symphony scene in a spin By David Templeton “I love the  symphonic space,” says composer Maso... Read More...
Jennifer Koh

See Koh Go

Unconventional violinist connects past and present with plenty of plans for the future By Rory Williams Amid clattering dishes, waiters’ inquiries,... Read More...
gustavo dudamel

All Systems Are Go!

Educators gather in LA to take a stand on El Sistema By Laurence Vittes An upbeat spirit permeated a recent education symposium held in Los Angeles that ... Read More...