Itzhak Perlman's heart-wrenching violin playing in "Schindler's List" may have brought klezmer music to a popular audience, but what exactly is it? Cleveland-based Klezmer expert Steven Greenman - a performer, composer and teacher - has started a 'Klezmer Fidl Blog' to spread the word about this captivating tradition of violin music. He starts with a short history of the genre.
Check out this conversation between two of today's most active and engaging young artists, violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Sheku-Kanneh Mason. They talk about the psychology and physicality of playing, as part of Nicola's virtual series on that topic.
Sponsor Spotlight: Juilliard's Starling-DeLay Symposium Starling-DeLay will take place online this year, June 22-25, 2021. Apply now for this 4-day online seminar for professional violinists, teachers, post-graduate, and college students. Participants observe all master classes, attend recitals, and participate in workshops designed to help teachers refine their pedagogical skills.