A String Player’s Guide to New York City
Here are some of the myriad venues, ensembles, restaurants, and cultural institutions that make New York City a great musical destination for string players.
Brian Wise is New York-based journalist, multimedia producer and editor whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and BBC Music Magazine. He is the producer of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s national radio series and is the editor of Overtones, the magazine of the Curtis Institute of Music. He writes about music, the arts, and technology.
Favorite Album: The Beatles’ Abbey Road
Instrument of My Dreams: Trombone (which I actually studied)
Favorite Song to Play on Instrument of Choice: Mahler's Symphony No. 3