Orchestra of Indian Hill principal cellist Aristides Rivas recently gave a talk and performance for TEDxBeaconStreet, detailing how music, and great mentors, saved him from the streets in his native Venezuela. Ari was lucky to have a program like El Sistema, and [...]
If you ask us, the best part about Christmas isn't the gift-buying, or the food, or the parties -- it's the traditions. Recreating the same fun rituals every year with your friends and family sprinkles fairy dust on the season. And among the most cherished of these is the music you play only during this time of year.