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Summer Music Fun in Cincinnati

Summer Music Events in Cincinnati

Keeping your kids excited about live music while school is out of session is, thankfully, not terribly difficult in Cincinnati. The Queen City has a rich tradition of summer music, and the Summer of 2017 is no exception. Here are some of the city’s musical...

Music Performance Ensembles in Cincinnati

One of the best parts of life in Cincinnati is the rich cultural tradition on this area. Since its founding – even back when it was Losantiville and then Porkopolis – music and performance culture have been a core part of this area’s charm. ...

The Value of Learning Duets

In many endeavors calling for diligence and sustained effort, finding partners can help immeasurably. If you are learning tennis, or starting a running routine, or embarking on a weight-loss regimen, you can do yourself a great service when you find a peer pursuing similar goals....

Marching Bands in Cincinnati High Schools

Cincinnati is a marching band town. We are very fortunate here in the Tri-State to have terrific public high schools – and some private and parochial schools as well – with fully-fledged, long-running marching bands. Even some of the smaller schools in southern Ohio and...

Painting Lessons and Art Lessons in Cincinnati

Jenny Veeneman teaches painting and drawing at Toedtman School of Music. Her original artwork was on display in the school more than ten years ago, and music students began asking if they could study with the artist responsible for those works hanging in our halls...

The Oldest Private Music School in Cincinnati

1974 was a much different time. Star Wars was still just a twinkle in John Williams’ ear. Queen wouldn’t put out “Bohemian Rhapsody” until the following summer. Herbie Hancock had just released his Head Hunters album, featuring “Chameleon.” Dmitri Shostakovich and Benjamin Britten were still...

Viola Lessons in Cincinnati

Studying viola is a rewarding and deeply satisfying pursuit. The slightly larger and lower-pitched sibling to the violin, the viola is alto to the cello’s tenor and the violin’s soprano in the string quartet. Reading the alto clef is a terrific mental exercise. Playing a...

Tchaikovsky at Music Hall

A concert for the ages. Dear and gentle reader.  Without revealing my exact age I can tell you that during my high school years I remember hearing the Cincinnati Symphony under the direction of Max Rudolph, one of the great German conductors of the 50’s...

Andre Watts Review

This past Saturday I had the distinct pleasure of hearing world famous pianist Andre Watts perform Edward MacDowell’s Second Concerto in D Minor with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. MacDowell was an American born composer who lived from 1860 to 1908. Contrary to the pre concert...

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