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INSIDE THE QUARTET

A lovely piece from the New York Times: Founded 40 years ago, the Kronos Quartet has broken the boundaries of what string quartets do, commissioning hundreds of new works that have brought jazz, tango, experimental and world music into the genre. The string quartet, based in San Francisco, has released 57 albums, sold more than [...]

EENY MEENY MINY MOE…How do YOU decide?

The New York Times posted an article yesterday called Beyond Ivy Walls: Why Colleges With a Distinct Focus Have a Hidden Advantage. It’s not about art schools per se, but it is familiar territory for young artists trying to choose the best schools for their futures. The article talks about a young man who applied [...]

TAKING CENTER STAGE WITH ARTS-ED PLUS

High school singers, dancers, jazz drummers, actors, make-up designers—whatever you love to do—greetings and a warm welcome to you from ARTS-ED PLUS—college counseling for the next generation of artists. (And parents too, of course.) My name is Nelms McKelvain, founder of ARTS-ED PLUS, a lively group of artists and teachers who sees a need for [...]