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Name One Thing in Your Life That Throws You Out of Balance

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Miri Ben-Ari

I would like to invite you to check yourself during the course of one day and see what situations throw you out of balance and how they affect you, your life and your surroundings. Some people spend their precious time interfering the balance of others, for the sake of being "right."

Suspects Held In New York Violinist's Death

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 08.29.2014 | Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thurs...

Beyonce's 'Drunk In Love' Made Classic With A Violin Loop Cover

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

When violinist David Wong isn't performing alongside one of our absolute favorite groups, Postmodern Jukebox, transforming modern pop music into style...

WATCH: Phenomenal Violin Loop Cover Of Ellie Goulding's 'Burn'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The use of live looping within music is an art form that takes some serious skill and finesse to pull off. Luckily, those happen to be two things that...

Miri Ben-Ari: The Silence of the Violin

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 12.29.2013 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

My mother once said that we must understand where we are coming from in order to better understand who we are in this life. It took me many years to understand what she meant.

A Child Prodigy Grows Up

Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

At just 13 years old, a skinny, braces-clad Mark O'Connor was awarded the title of Grand Master Fiddler Champion. The violin-yielding prodigy beat out...

Are the "Great" Violins Really So Great?

James Ehnes | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
James Ehnes

There has been a lot of debate in recent years over what makes a violin special. Are the great old Italian violins really better than instruments by modern makers? If so, why? And by how much?

Curtis M. Wong

Meet The All-Gay String Quartet That Has Taken NYC And P-Town By Storm

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.20.2013 | Gay Voices

The four boys of “Well-Strung: The Singing String Quartet” know their chiseled torsos and matinee idol faces make them seem like an inspired novel...

Highlights From the Dinner Party With Peter Sagal

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.18.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

As I plan for the January 28th Dinner Party, I am still getting comments on the last Dinner Party with guests Peter Sagal of Wait, Wait...Don't Tell M...

Stradivarius Violin Recreated By CAT Scan

Posted 12.01.2011 | Arts

Stradivarius, a name associated with excellence in any field, originated from the finely-tuned instruments that the Stradivari family crafted. They ar...

WATCH: Charlie Siem Fiddles On The Roof

Crane.tv | Posted 09.11.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

He is charming, talented, genius and above all, the most charismatic violinist of the year. Chosen as one of the ambassadors for the S/S 11 Dunhill ca...

STREAMING LIVE NOW: Violinist Joshua Bell And Pianist Yuja Wang Live On MediciTV

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

To hear the tones bouncing from violinist Joshua Bell's strings is an experience in and of itself. To see the sweat form on his brow (and his vivacio...

PERFORMANCE SPOTLIGHT: Lionel Bringuier's 'Romantic Masterworks'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Lionel Bringuier (conductor), Augustin Hadelich (violin), and the Los Angeles Philharmonic WHAT: 'Romantic Masterworks' WHEN: August 19th, 2010...

Music Unites Hosts Classical Showcase With Charlie Siem To Benefit Music Education

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

Since he first picked up the violin at the tender age of three, classical artist Charlie Siem has been on a quick rise to stardom. On April 29, the sa...

MUSIC UNITES TO SHOWCASE YOUNG VIOLINIST CHARLIE SIEM

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Edgar

The week of violinist Charlie Siem's Carnegie Hall performance, Music Unites will host a ticketed benefit concert with the British virtuoso at SPiN NY...

Young Korean-American Hahn-Bin Wows Carnegie Hall In Debut Performance

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Was it a deal with the devil that made this young Korean-American superstar become so incredibly talented? Was it the training from Itzhak Perlman? No explanation suffices.