The New Century Chamber Orchestra, a conductor-less string orchestra from the Bay Area led by soloist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Read my profile of the group in Strings magazine .
Jun Iwasaki, the Nashville Symphony’s new concertmaster, talks Mahler and country banjo master Béla Fleck. Read my article in Strings magazine.
After travelling to Japan and observing Shinichi Suzuki’s teaching methods firsthand in 1959, Kendall adapted and distributed an English version of the method books, and arranged a tour with young Japanese students. Throughout his life, Kendall lectured widely on the method, conducted master classes, and trained Suzuki instructors. Read the rest of the article in Strings magazine.