On October 22, 2011, Carnegie Hall hosted an Arabic-Egyptian music workshop in New York, led by master violinist Riad Abdel-Gawad. Six talented Musical Exchange members honed their improvisation skills in this day long masterclass. Catch up on the action with this recap of the live updates posted during the session.
Participants (left to right)…Continue
I had a really great college experience. I visited Hartt and several other schools when I was trying to decide where I wanted to apply/audition for college. I was looking for music education programs that would give me real opportunities to work with kids while I was in school, but that also had performance opportunities for non-performance majors. I knew that I didn't want to go to a conservatory, and I also didn't want to be at a really…
Added by Avital Rosen on October 24, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments
When looking back to my college experience, I probably did it all wrong. I went to a school because I liked the way the campus looked. I only decided in my senior year of high school that I wanted to study music, so I didn't have the experience of taking private piano lessons for years. I decided that I didn't want a performance major during my first 3 weeks of school. That being said, I think I made some pretty wise choices. I didn't know it at the time, but I was trusting my…Continue
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Carnegie Hall: What are three things you love about music?
Yangtila: Music is everything to me, especially when I’m sad. I really love listening to music. When I'm bored, the…
If a musician comes to your town on tour, what places would he or she visit?
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We recently celebrated Carnegie Hall’s opening night concert. The Russian composer Tchaikovsky visited the United States in 1891…Continue
You might start by imagining yourself as archeologists or anthropologists of the song "We Shall Overcome" / "Hum Honge Kamyab" -- a song that played an important role in the Civil Rights movement in the United States and then migrated to India, where it became a popular anthem.
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Added by Carnegie Hall on October 7, 2011 at 11:44am — No Comments