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Hubert Holtz is a retired music store owner from Jacksonville, Florida. He’s clutching a cello that has been in his family for generations. It’s a prized piece – a family heirloom passed on to him by his uncle. He estimates that the cello is over 100 years old. He was told it was handmade by […]

Dwindling revenue, shrinking endowments and a brutal economic climate have set the stage (so to speak) for high drama in Philadelphia. Saturday morning, the Philadelphia Orchestra’s board is slated to take a vote on filing Chapter 11. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that musicians passed out fliers opposing bankruptcy to the audience before a concert Thursday […]

So, for some strange reason, you think it’s ok to skip practice… Maybe you’re sick.  Forgot you instrument? Your music? Well think again, and take an honest look at  the obstacle standing between you and a productive practice session. First, decide what you can do to avoid this situation in the future, then grab your metronome […]