Some are still curious…

Category: Music and Life

I hear a lot around me about classical music being a dying art. Public schools cut back on Music and Art programs, favoring football and other sports. Kids that are involved in music have a tendency to quit because playing an instrument is challenging and requires time, patience and dedication.  However, amidst all this bleakness, some kids are still curious about classical music and its’ sounds.  Our string quartet played at the wedding in Youngstown, OH past weekend and these two kids were glued to us while we played music for the reception.  The older boy had the guts to stop us and was talking about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons – shocking to us that he knew the piece! It was really sweet and refreshing to see the interest in the young kids.  My husband took the two photos below while we were playing…

Rose Garden Pavillion at D.D. Davis Center

Category: Venue Reviews

I have to say that this is probably the most beautiful place our string quartet have performed at – and we have played at hundreds of places over the years! The gardens were gorgeous with blooming roses, the view of a glacier lake is breathtaking! No wonder  I counted at least five different weddings going on at the same time there, as well as many visitors. Yet another hidden treasure in Ohio. I hope we get to play there again so I can come early and explore the area more…