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Parker Quartet Performs Brass Echoes, Swagger and Swing for the Fences

November 5, 2012

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Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, here it is: the first professional performances of the October Challenge Quartet Project pieces by the Parker Quartet. Enjoy! Piece for beginning quartets: Brass Echoes Piece for intermediate quartets: Swagger Piece for advanced quartets: Swing for the fences

Brass echoes: Beginner Level

November 2, 2012

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Congratulations to all of you who submitted recordings. Thank you for all your hard work. It is wonderful to hear so many quartets from so many different places, many of whom are playing together for the very first time.  Keep up the good work! Please click on the arrow to hear the performances below. Name: […]

Swagger: Intermediate Submissions

November 2, 2012

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Ethel Yari's (age 95) New Garden Qt

So many fine intermediate performances: Well done, everyone! To view the performances, click on the arrow in each window below. Name: Emerald Quartet, coached by Jonathan Bagg,  North Carolina 1st violin: Eashwar Mahadevan, age 12 , 2nd violin Ayrnan Bejjani, age 12 , viola: Jacob Henderson , age 12, cello: Evan Jiang, age 13 Name: […]

Swing for the fences: Advanced Submissions

November 2, 2012

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NSA Honors QT for the Blog

Kudos to those of you who decided to swing for the fences – home run! Thank you for all your hard work. It is wonderful to hear so many quartets from so many different places, many of whom are playing together for the very first time.  Keep up the good work! Please click on the arrow […]

Blank Check and a Time Machine

October 1, 2012

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A Blank Check and a Time Machine By Geoff Hudson Here’s the deal. You have a fully functional time machine and unlimited funds. Your mission: commission a string quartet from any composer at any time in history. Who would you choose? And if you’ve got a couple minutes, tell us why. I’ll get the ball […]

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50 State Challenge

September 28, 2012

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Help us turn this map purple! Play now. Donors have offered us a challenge: $100 for every state with a quartet participating in the October Challenge. If we meet this goal, we’ll have the funding we need to run another round of the Challenge in February 2013. The fabulous Miró Quartet has already signed on […]

April Challenge Submissions

May 2, 2013

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Beginner: “Slow motion river” by Geoffrey Hudson GLENBROOK QUARTET, coached by Mary Adler: Monika Nowak (age 12, started playing at age 6) violin 1,  Alan Lee (age 13, started playing at age 5) violin 2, Matthew Adler (age 13, started playing at age 4) violin 3, Chloe Wray (age 12, started playing at age 8) […]

February Challenge Submissions

March 2, 2013

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To hear and see the performances click on the images below: Beginner: “While away” by Geoffrey Hudson performed by the Super Strings quartet: Matthew Ostdyk (11) 1st violin, Meagan Drinnon (10) 2nd violin, Joseph Parr (10) viola, and Micah Ostdyk (9) cello; coached by Wendy Karabensh from Vero Beach, Florida. They have been playing together for […]

Family Quartet Alchemy

February 15, 2013

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Quartetville had the chance recently to talk with a whole family of musicians. They are the Greenebaum family from Amherst, MA, whose four daughters comprise a quartet. Sally, who plays cello, is the oldest, followed by Katie, who plays violin and viola, Debby (violin and viola) and Susie (also violin and viola). Their parents, Linda […]

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