Classical 101 Archives For: June 13, 2014

Osmo Vanska Resigns From the Minnesota Orchestra

2:00PM
October
2, 2013

The music director of the Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska, resigned on Tuesday amid the ongoing disputes between the orchestra and its management.  For the whole story read the The New York Times

Playing Musical Instruments Makes You Think Fast, Saves Your Brain

Color photograph of four round embroidery hoops, each containing cloth embroidered with the profile of a brain
Musicians make for quick thinkers, according to the results of a new study.
10:18AM
October
2, 2013

Practicing an instrument can make you think faster – for longer.