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The 5 Best Mendelssohn Scherzos

The 5 Best Mendelssohn Scherzos

Felix Mendelssohn is one of my favorite composers.  He was just as much a child prodigy as Mozart ever was, and just like Mozart, he didn’t live to see his 40th birthday.  He gets far too little credit, mostly because he wasn’t revolutionary in his […]

The Wonderful World of Viola

The Wonderful World of Viola

As I have already stated, I play viola in addition to violin.  This year, I purchased my first good viola to use for gigs and teaching, and this last weekend, I performed with it for the first time. For years I have been a violinist […]