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In Tune > Society > Miami Sets a Precedent with New World Symphony
by Janet Horvath | April 23rd, 2017

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Miami, Florida conjures pristine beaches, blue skies, steamy air, trendsetting nightlife and Cuban food. But there is more to Miami than that—classical music! Take in high-quality performances by The New World Symphony at their stunning concert venue New World Center [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > When Music meets Business: Leadership and Communication with Marc-Antoine Hamet
by William Cole | April 23rd, 2017

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The worlds of business and arts rarely meet. But both worlds have things to teach the other, and in recent years there’s been a growing trend for collaboration and discussion about aspects of life and work common to people working [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Olympic Silver Medal in Musical Composition - Josef Suk: - Into a New Life -
by Georg Predota | April 22nd, 2017

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Josef Suk: Into a New Life

When the young French baron Pierre de Coubertin first proposed a major international competition to revive the ancient Greek Olympic Games, reaction was decidedly mixed. Yet he stubbornly persisted and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) organized the first modern Olympic [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Unsung Concertos - Joachim Raff: - Cello Concerto No. 1 - , Op. 193
by Georg Predota | April 19th, 2017

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Joachim Raff: Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 193

Today, the German-Swiss composer Joachim Raff (1822-1882) is primarily remembered as an assistant to Franz Liszt in Weimar. In fact, he actually lived in the Villa Altenburg, Franz Liszt’s home in Weimar. He was Liszt’s secretary and copyist, and apparently [...] more >>

Blog > Picture This - Using visualisation techniques in playing, performing and teaching
by Frances Wilson | April 18th, 2017

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Using visualisation techniques in playing, performing and teaching

Visualisation techniques have been used by sports people and sports psychologists for some time now to enable the tennis player or athlete, the golfer or cyclist to prepare for a match-winning shot or prize-winning sprint. The technique involves imagining an [...] more >>