Monthly Archives: December 2012

What Music Looks Like: Brooklyn Rider

Brooklyn Rider is a NY-based string quartet that has been (as NPR put it), “recreating the 300-year-old form of string quartet as a vital and creative 21st-century ensemble.”┬áTheir concerts blend traditional string quartet repertoire with brand new music that is created from a myriad of influences. By being as committed to creating new and relevant […]

Beggars and Choosers

Having the desire to be a musician isn’t enough to be one. Or at least not enough to be a happy, successful one. It takes more than skill and the ability to practice in a room for hours. Often this can lead to the cycle of a “beggar” – sacrificing your chances to make your […]