Just a few short weeks ago, SHAR introduced Martha Yasuda’s masterful digital downloads. Their popularity with teachers, students and parents have exceeded all of our expectations! With the holiday concert season upon us, we asked Martha to share her…
Play Them Today: Chamber Music For Holiday Concerts and Group ClassesMonday, December 10, 2018
"The World of the String Quartet" from In the Key of StrawberryMonday, October 15, 2018
Editor's Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Arnold Steinhardt's blog In the Key of Strawberry and is republished with permission. Steinhardt is the founding member of the Guarneri String Quartet and the author of two books: Violin…
How to Bring Music into Your Busy LifeWednesday, June 27, 2018
There are more people who miss playing music than there are people who actually do play music. There are countless reasons for not going back to playing, including fear, lack of time, bad memories from childhood experiences, not knowing others who may be…
Introduction to Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP)Monday, May 14, 2018
SHAR is excited to announce a new partnership with Associated Chamber Music Players, encouraging everyone to experience the joys of playing chamber music while enjoying special benefits from SHAR. The following blog describes one violinist’s experience…
Red Shoe Company: An Arts Collective on a Mission of Happiness!Thursday, November 09, 2017
Violinist Teagan Faran’s unique vision combines great music, virtuosic performance, artistic collaboration and community involvement. Red Shoe Company is the product of this vision. SHAR is proud to support this incredible ensemble of talented and…
"A Heavenly Length" by Arnold SteinhardtMonday, January 11, 2016
The Guarneri String Quartet (photo by Erwin Fischer) and Charles Avsharian
"Going Home" -- Dvorak and AmericaFriday, April 27, 2012
Dvorak's String Quartet No. 12: Is There Anything American About It?Wednesday, April 25, 2012
In this week's letter to the violinist Alberta Barnes, I try to figure out what's so American about Dvořák's String Quartet No. 12.
SHAR's 3rd Annual String Quartet CompetitionTuesday, April 17, 2012
SHAR Music is proud to announce the winners of its third annual Quartet Competition!
Interview with Charith Premawardhana, Founder of Classical RevolutionFriday, April 13, 2012
This week I had the privilege of speaking with Charith Premawardhana about Classical Revolution, a national movement which brings live classical music into accessible venues.