Mark O'Connor

Keep Connected with Mark O’Connor

As told to Greg Cahill Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine. This week, concert violinist, fiddler, composer, and…

Philippe Quint

Keep Connected with Philippe Quint

As told to Greg Cahill Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine. This week, concert violinist Philippe Quint, who…

Kelly Hall-Tompkins

Keep Connected with Kelly Hall-Tompkins

As told to Greg Cahill Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine. This week, violin soloist Kelly Hall-Tompkins, who…

Cello

Keep Connected: 7 Online Resources For Learning Without Leaving Home

By Patrick Sullivan Like educators around the world, string teachers and their students have improvised like mad since the coronavirus brought the hammer down on in-person interactions. The learning curve has been steep, but the payoffs are big, says Shannon…


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Lara St. John

Keep Connected with Lara St. John

As told to Greg Cahill Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine. This week, concert violinist Lara St. John,…

Daniel Hope

Keep Connected with Daniel Hope

As told to Greg Cahill Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine. This week, concert violinist Daniel Hope, who…


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New York Youth Symphony

Keep Connected: Watch This and Start the Week Off Right

Enjoy some inspiration, courtesy of the New York Youth Symphony. These young musicians, ages 12–22, are from throughout the New York region and had to cancel their spring concert at Carnegie Hall due to coronavirus concerns. Undeterred, the 71-member orchestra,…


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Jacob Brillhart

Keep Connected: A Violin Maker for Musicians in Need

Jacob Brillhart launches live-streaming raffle By Pat Moran Jacob Brillhart is not content to fiddle while the COVID-19 pandemic burns. When he saw many of his musician friends unable to pay rent or buy groceries amid an onslaught of gig…

Cello Octet Amsterdam

Keep Connected: Performance by an Octet . . . in Isolation

Under the hashtag #AloneTogether, the Cello Octet Amsterdam offers this video of “Da Pacem Domine,” written and arranged by Arvo Pärt. Each member of the octet recorded his or her part in isolation, using technology to come together as a…