What DOES it sound like when you combine elements of classical music and jazz into one composition? The people at the Steans Music Institute at Ravinia in Chicago wanted to find out.
They held the “Bridges” competition last year for the first time and were kind of disappointed with this year’s offerings. Hear some of the winning music and the many reasons why the judges – like Rufus Reid, chose the composition of Michael Orenstein as the ONLY winner of this contest.
If your dream is to play your violin with a professional orchestra alongside a world renowned violinist, then here’s your chance. Ray Chen is inviting all non-professional violinists to apply to play with him with the Los Angeles Philharmonic this coming summer. It’s called Play With Ray.