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The Calhoun Performing Arts Series presents Carbon Fiber Concert with Synchronicity Laura Goldberg, violin, and the Carbon Fiber Chamber Ensemble Date: Friday – January 29, 2010 Time: 7:00 PM Location: Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center at The Calhoun School 433 West End Avenue, New York, NY 10023 Carbon Fiber Chamber Ensemble February 19, 2010 [...]

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Introducing the Violamatic!

Introducing the Violamatic!

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Firing Squad

Hi Luis, This was taken during a Tosca performance at Lyric. The firing squad has a brush-up rehearsal during the second intermission. The man with the upraised sword is Sir Andrew Davis, our music director at Lyric. This picture just appeared in the Intermezzo, the chicago local’s union paper on the back page. The caption [...]

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Even dragged through snow, your cello can stay in tune.

To the makers of Luis and Clark cellos, A short anecdote about the Luis and Clark cello…. My daughter and I live in the San Luis Valley in Southern Colorado. We have real winters here. On our way home today we encountered blizzard blowing snow conditions on the county road out to our house. finding [...]

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Would your cello look like this if it spent two weeks under water?

Would your cello look like this if it spent two weeks under water?

That is what happened to the cello of Kaaren Makas, (37 years principal cello, New Orleans Philharmonic, Emeritus principal, Louisianna Philharmonic) when Hurricane Katrina came through New Orleans. Sadly the cello was one of the few things that survived the flood waters in Kaaren’s house. It needed new strings and bridge and soundpost, but is [...]

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