When the cellos play, the cows come home

LUND, Denmark – At a recent performance of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pezzo Capriccioso’, a handful of spectators leaned intently forward, eyes shining, a few encouraging sniffs escaping from the otherwise hushed floor. Although relatively new to classical music, they seemed to listen closely to the eight cellists on stage, raising their heads …

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MTSU to attend Murfreesboro JazzFest on May 1

Fresh off their first live performance of the year and celebrating the release of a new CD, MTSU‘Stop student jazz band will be part of the annual Murfreesboro conference JazzFest, located in the city center Saturday May 1. the MTSU Jazz Ensemble I will happen at 3 p.m. on May …

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Marcus Machado: “Learn the rhythms, learn the changes – that’s what’s important for any concert. No one will hire you for the speed at which you play the solo “

There are the child prodigies… and then there are the child prodigies. Take Marcus Machado, who started playing guitar at the age of two. “The guitar has always been there, since my earliest memories,” he says. “My dad was a musician, so there were guitars and instruments all over the …

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