A small classical ensemble that wants to make a recording faces the same challenges upon entering the studio. These tips can help make things go smoothly, and without too much drama.
It’s hard to resist the notion that cellist Jan Vogler’s passionate, eloquent celebration of Dvořák’s chamber music comes close to what was in the composer’s heart.
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Fiddler Sara Watkins' album, The Watkins Family Hour, Vol. II, provided an opportunity to stretch musically with many guests while staying true to her bluegrass roots.
Unconditional support doesn’t mean freely accepting negative or harmful behaviors, but rather treating people as fallible human beings regardless of what they do.
The woody tones of fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and double bass resonate throughout Hawktail's Place of Growth, an often playful and always enchanting string band album.
Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Continues Passionate Advocacy of New Music with Recent Concerto Commission Inspired by Amelia Earhart
For two decades, Anne Akiko Meyers has made it a hallmark of her artistic mission to expand the literature for violin by commissioning new works and championing them.
Sisters Chauntee (violin, vocals) and Monique (cello, vocals) Ross of SistaStrings have recorded two albums with Peter Mulvey, most recently Love Is the Only Thing on Righteous Babe records.
The 2022–23 season will mark the 50th anniversary of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, a democratic creative home where everyone has a say in how the music is made.
Chamber music supergroups are most enthralling—or maddening—when a certain freewheeling one-upmanship is on display. Yet some have been plagued by infighting or divergent solo careers.
Yam Uri Raz started out fixing guitars before founding Yam Violins around 2018 as a small, single-maker operation in the town of Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii.