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Classical Music World Worries Over Clampdown On Trade In Rosewood

30 November, 2017

New regulations on the international movement of rosewood have hit hard in parts of the music industry, which has long relied on rosewood as a "tonewood" used in many kinds of instruments, includin

For ACMP Member and Retired CEO, Music is the Fountain of Youth

25 November, 2017

When Peter Benoliel retired after a 40 year career with Quaker Chemical, including 26 years as its CEO, he immersed himself in a far different activity − chamber music.

ACMP member cycles around the world with her dog, violin and ACMP directory!

10 November, 2017

ACMP member Jasmine Reese is on the road, circling the globe with her dog and violin. Along the way, she connects with other chamber music players through ACMP's worldwide network.

ACMP Presents Its First Interactive Live Stream Chamber Music Masterclass - exploring Piazzolla and Prokofiev

31 October, 2017

ACMP is presenting its first ever live stream masterclass, providing an up-close opportunity for players around the globe to engage and participate in this learning and playing opportunity.

Happy Halloween! "From the Top" Young Musicians share some Scary Fun

27 October, 2017

Three From the Top musicians have some fun for Halloween in this Stranger Strings video, a mashup of the theme from the Netflix series “Stranger

English Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams Born On This Day in 1872

12 October, 2017

Ralph Vaughan Williams is remembered as one of Britain’s most influential composers of all time – with his major contributions to the violin repertoire including three string quartets, a concerto,

ACMP Sponsors FROM THE TOP with Christopher O'Riley

2 October, 2017

ACMP is thrilled to announce sponsorship of From the Top (FTT), America's national platform celebrating classically trained

ACMP Board and Outreach Councils Look to the Future

13 September, 2017

ACMP welcomed 24 Board and Outreach Council members to a two-day retreat at Stony Point Center in New York State in September 2017.

Just Play - ACMPs new micro-grant program - makes its first grant

6 September, 2017

ACMP's newest grant program Just Play has awarded its first grant to ACMP member Wayne M. King (trumpet), Canton, MA.

Renowned violinist thanks childhood teacher for her dedication to music

6 September, 2017

Watch Chicago Symphony Orchestra violinist talk about the influence of her first violin teacher Betty Haag and the life-long influence of her teaching. 

 

ACMP Field Trip - A Time to Meet Members and Make New Partnerships

17 August, 2017

During my first ten months as Executive Director of ACMP, I've attended several conferences but my trip to Rochester in August was my first opportunity to experience the music and culture of anothe

Watch How Violins Get Made in the Stradivari Hometown

25 July, 2017

This micro documentary by Great Big Story transports you to Cremona, Italy, also known as “The City of Violins” because of its place as the base of operations for master luthiers like Stradivari an

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