How to Find the Right Chamber-Music Partners
Scott, Heather K., Strings
Members of top chamber ensembles discuss a few good ground rules
IT ALL BEGINS WITH AN IDEA, a notion that you want to play in a string quartet. But it isn't like you can go to the neighborhood bar and pick up a violinist or a cellist who has an affinity for the same music you like. Beginning an ensemble, just like initiating any relationship, comes with a mix of romance, politics, and obstacles. You need a plan. Here's where to start.
HOW TO FIND YOUR PARTNERS
Your network of peers and musical resources will set you in the right direction for the perfect match. Conservatory connections are what brought the members of the Miró Quartet together.
Miró cellist …
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Publication information: Article title: How to Find the Right Chamber-Music Partners. Contributors: Scott, Heather K. - Author. Magazine title: Strings. Volume: 26. Issue: 1 Publication date: August 2011. Page number: 41+. © String Letter Publishing Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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