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ACMP Foundation Announces the Return of the Community Music Program

Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP) announces the return of the ACMP Foundation’s largest grant program, the Community Music program.

2017 Worldwide Play-In Brings Players Together Across the Globe

During the weekend of March 4 & 5, 2017, chamber music players everywhere got out their instruments, reached out to players in their area, and explored chamber music for whatever forces showed

Young Gifted and Classical: The Making of a Maestro - Meet Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason

The winner of the 2016 BBC Young Musicians of the Year, cellist Sheku Kunneh-Mason, age 16, is the first musician of color to win this prestigious award in the 38 years of its existence.

Music Teachers Make Their Mark with Personal Connections, High Standards and Infectious Passion

Influential music teachers give their students much more than technical advice and helpful fingering.

Hand-written Chopin Score Bought by Warsaw Museum

The Fryderyk Chopin Museum in Warsaw has bought a hand-written score of a piano Ballade by the composer. The score was purchased from a private collector at an auction in London in November 2017.

Violin Case to be Auctioned for Itzhak Perlman Charity

A handmade violin case by T.A. Timms & Son is to be auctioned by Ingles & Hayday at Sotheby’s in London on 28 March, with all proceeds going to the Perlman Music Program.

The Artistry of the Violin Maker

In a crowded lecture at the General Society of Mechanics and Trandesmen's New York City library this week, violin maker Lukas Wronski explained the process of making a great violin.

Syrian Violinist Helps Canadian Community Hear His Song

Unlike most of the 31,000 Syrian refugees arriving to Canada over the last year, Sari Alesh, 31, did not bring a trade. Instead, among his few possessions, he brought his music.

A Broken-Hearted Matt Haimovitz Laments his Goffriller’s Broken Neck

Matt Haimovitz’s heart broke the moment his 307-year-old cello’s neck broke, but it could have been worse.

Holocaust Survivor Gives the Gift of Music to Bronx Schoolgirl

Joseph Feingold was walking through a German flea market with his brother in 1947 when he first laid eyes on it: A sleek, shiny violin. Then just 23-years-old, he knew he had to own it.

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