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The Violins I Have Owned

The Violins I Have Owned

By Jessica Lambert, Artistic Director
I began violin lessons when I was about halfway through kindergarten and I still have my first violin. It is a 1/4 size Shiro Suzuki model made in “Matsumot” Japan. I immediately loved its beautiful golden-orange color as well as the rosin and the clever little box it fit into, and then the compartment of the…

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Treasured Chamber Music Memories, Part V

Treasured Chamber Music Memories, Part V

By David Meredith, Development Director
For some reason, the chamber music that appeals to me most are the compositions close to their vernacular sources—dancing, primarily, and singing. Something about them feels so natural. Perhaps it’s because the phrasing and the rhythms trend so strongly toward what…

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A Different Kind of Season

A Different Kind of Season

By Jessica Lambert, Artistic Director
In these challenging times Amici is working hard to prepare for our coming season. Meeting the challenge of Covid-19 is going to test our ingenuity and resolve but especially after this last week of meetings, I feel confident that Amici has the resilience and creativity to meet this challenge and continue to thrive.

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Treasured Chamber Music Memories part IV

Treasured Chamber Music Memories part IV

By BruceHeldt, Donor Relations
I am a music lover, and a mostly self-taught piano player. Apart from solo piano music, the music I love most is that performed by small groups of musicians. I love the interaction between the performers that is more likely to occur, and much easier to hear, when the…

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Front Yard Concerts

Front Yard Concerts

By Jessica Lambert, Artistic Director
I am gearing up for a little Front Yard Mozart! An old student who is home from college is joining me to play duets 6’ apart in my front yard. We’ll practice individually and then meet some evening when the weather is nice to play a short outdoor concert of violin and viola duets.

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Treasured Chamber Music Experience, Part III

Treasured Chamber Music Experience, Part III

By Eunhye Grace Choi, Artistic Director
Everyone has a turning point in life. I studied music composition and theory during my undergraduate studies in South Korea and was looking for a new life experience after graduation. I always wanted to travel overseas and learn new languages so, after…

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