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  • Violin
    How violin can change one's life
    Anna Murakawa has studied hard for years and now needs a new instrument.This project was made to raise money to buy an 1878 Collin-Mezin violin. This violin will enable me to reach a higher level on my instrument, necessary to start my Doctoral...
  • James Ehnes
    Concert review: NJSO ends season on a high note with Beethoven and Strauss
    Touted as the last subscription concert of the 2013-14 season, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) presented two German works Friday, May 30, at Newark’s Prudential Hall. Music Director Jacques Lacombe led the ensemble in Ludwig van...
  • Maestro Gerard Schwarz
    NJSO review: Shostakovich 5 triumphs in a winning program
    Friday evening, March 21, 2014, guest conductor Gerard Schwarz led New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in a winning program that featured Concertmaster Eric Wyrick as soloist in Richard Strauss’ “Violin Concerto in D Minor,” Op. 8. The...
  • Eric Wyrick, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster
    NJSO preview: Concertmaster Eric Wyrick prepares for Strauss rarity
    While preparing for this week’s concert series with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Eric Wyrick took time Tuesday afternoon, March 18, 2014, to speak with Examiner.com about his special role as soloist. He will perform a work he calls &ldquo...
  • Violinist Hilary Hahn
    Review: Violinist Hilary Hahn revisits Brahms’ violin concerto with NJSO
    Violinist Hilary Hahn made a highly-anticipated return visit to New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Thursday, March 13, 2014, playing a favourite from the core repertoire: “Violin Concerto in D Major,” Op. 77, by Johannes Brahms. The...
  • Yi-Jia Hou, Little Miss Violin
    Hou to be a Butterfly Lover, Explained
    “You’re a crazy woman!!”Perhaps that’s not the expected way to open a conversation with a respected virtuoso violinist like Yi-Jia Susanne Hou, who will be performing culturally significant classical music in the vaunted...
  • DolceDaVitaStrings
    A Music to Remember
    Great music adds to the ambience of any event. Great DJ spinning at a party to live band and singers performing at a reception, both add countless memorable moments to an event.Have you noticed more and more weddings have string music play during...
  • Rare violin model that was stolen in attack
    Stradivarius arrests: 3 suspects in custody, rare violin recovered by officials
    Arrests over a stolen Stradivarius were made this week after the very rare violin was thieved outside of a Milwaukee college. The historical musical instrument has fortunately been recovered by police officials, though details on its finding...
  • Historic violin, known as the Stradivarius
    300-year-old Stradivarius stolen: Violin thieved, victim shocked with stun gun
    A 300-year-old Stradivarius stolen from a concertmaster in Wisconsin this week has prompted a police investigation into the armed attack that resulted in the rare and historic violin being thieved. The armed robbery left the victim shocked with a...
  • Hilary Hahn vioinist
    Virtuoso violinist Hilary Hahn debut with the New World Symphony
    This Saturday, January 11 at 8:00 PM at the beautifulThe Adrienne Arsht Center a special concert took placeThe New World Symphony with guest violinist Hilary Hahn. The young virtuoso played Mozart's violin concerto No 5, "Turkish",...
  • Titanic violin
    Titanic violin: A relic once lost at sea, Titanic violin nets over $1 million
    A Titanic violin sold for more that than four times its stated value, proving that collectors of items from the iconic Titanic have not diminished their love of the doomed 1912 passenger liner and the stories behind her. The violin sold for 1...
  • Alma Deutscher's first CD
    The amazing music of an eight-year-old
    Alma Deutscher is an atypical eight-year-old girl – at least when it comes to music. The youngster that wears braids and skips rope is a composer.Her musical inspirations are seeded by an incredible imaginationAccording to the Oct. 4, Wall...
  • Violinist Al Weinstein
    Retired 84-year-old trial lawyer to launch amateur chamber orchestra
    Retired Lawyer Al Weinstein ‘is not’ your model retiree. In fact, and at 84-years-young, he thinks retirement is over-rated and he’s doing something about it. While he admits that one of his passions these days is “to...
  • Emilie Autumn
    Emilie Autumn on performing live shows and the Fight Like a Girl song Pt 3
    On your Fight like a Girl tour what has been the most rewarding aspect of your live shows? I’ve learned so much, from the audience, it’s definitely been the most enlightening experience in my life, this tour, has been even less of a...
  • Stolen Stradivarius: $1.8 million violin found after three years
    Stolen Stradivarius: $1.8 million violin found after three years
    A stolen Stradivarius worth $1.8 million was found after it had gone missing for three years. Thieves robbed violinist Min-Jin Kym of the rare instrument while she was eating in a London railway station. According to Fox News on July 30, 2013, the...