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Starting them early Teacher opens Suzuki school for guitarists

When her mom signed her up to play flute because it seemed feminine, the seeds of change were sown in the mind of Ruth Cutcher.Switching instruments at 16 to something more masculine – the guitar –...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

South Korean pianist dazzles in the rain

One uncooperative player just wouldn’t quit.Despite pleas, supplications and eyes beseeching the heavens, the rain would not stop. It came down steadily throughout Saturday’s concert at Music in...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Festival wrapping up its silver season

Music in the Mountains, Durango’s three-week classical music festival celebrating 25 years, is down to its final hours.But there is a lot of fun to be had before the clock runs out on the 2011...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Gluzman makes the most of short visit

Vadim Gluzman thought this would be the year, but time is a cruel master.“You know how goals are – we were trying to figure out how and when to do it, but there’s always next year,” Gluzman said...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Master classes a bargain at any price

“Imagine a man with a big round belly sitting in a German beer hall listening to this.” Violinist Philippe Quint offered this unusual suggestion after he interrupted Chloe Trevor playing the first...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

No honeymoon for musical duo

Like a dirty joke or a classic National Lampoon magazine, a little bawdy humor is always welcome, especially in music.It’s far more appealing than any songs by ballooned pop stars trying to exploit...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Korevaar to make festival debut for ¡Tango!

Coming off another stellar performance Wednesday by The Mambo Kings, the Latin theme will continue tonight at Music in the Mountains with ¡Tango! as the Festival Chamber Orchestra makes its debut....

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Telluride Jazz is a peaceful alternative

Few towns do summer festival season like Telluride, but with crowds at Bluegrass and Brews & Blues hitting the five-digit crowd mark, sometimes it can get a bit overwhelming.Not so the Telluride...

DATE: June 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

FLC Concert Hall goes intercontinental

From Texas twang to African athletes, stand-up comedy to classic tributes, there’s something for almost everyone at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College this fall.Director Charles...

DATE: June 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Award-winning artist to perform at Abbey

MANCHESTER, Tenn. – Growing up a tiny blue dot in the very red political environment of suburban Houston taught Hayes Carll an important lesson: Keep politics to yourself. “I remember when they...

DATE: June 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Aussies to play Derailed Saloon

Whatever you do this weekend, save some energy for Sunday night at the Derailed Saloon. You’ll need it.Live from Australia come the raucous sounds of BugGirl and Adrian and the Sickness, two...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

Barbershoppers showing longevity

Love it or hate it, barbershop music is here to stay. And fortunately for the Durango Barbershoppers, lots of locals love it.That’s how the Barbershoppers have maintained their status as the elder...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Music

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