Category: Editor’s Note

Do-It-Yourself

Man adjusting soundmixing board 0

From fixing an instrument to creating a new organization, the urge to “do it yourself” can save money, at the very least, and at full creative power can complement one’s artistic vision.

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Collaboration

May 2015 - Collaboration

To create great art, collaboration is essential. One can approach the subject from a number of different relationships – the composer and the performer, the conductor and the ensemble or the presenter and the artist, to name a few.

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Entrepreneurship

21CM - Entrepreneurship

The rise of the entrepreneurial musician is upon us. These mavericks are bending classical music’s “rules” and as a result, innovating the industry....

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Community

Bootleg String Ensemble

This month’s 21CM looks at the sometimes complicated, yet critical relationship between the artist and his “community.”

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Composers

Composers - photo by Heikki Tuuli

Music cannot exist without the composer. Yet the job has morphed from the solitary artist at the piano, working out chords as he pencils notes onto sheet music, to the multi-tasking dynamo—equal parts creator, musician, software savant and entrepreneur.

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