Yearly Archives: 2012

Hilary guest edits The Strad

Check out Hilary’s guest editorship of the June issue of The Strad.

Jeff Myers wins the “In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores” online contest; 10 honorable mentions chosen

Winner: Jeff Myers: "The Angry Birds of Kauai"  Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): Philip Brownlee: "Pariwhero" Nikolet Burzyńska: "Orna-mention"  Tristan D'Agosta: "Piece for Violin and Piano" Mark Gresham: "Café Cortadito"  George Kontogiorgos: "Before the Rain Starts" Marius Felix Lange: "Nutcracker's Nightmare" Garth Neustadter: "Volitation" Aaron Severini: "Catch"  Rani Sharone: "Tick" Octavio Vazquez: "NGC 6611" Click (read more…)

Montreal, Canada

6 April 2012 Dear Readers, There can be a lot of bureaucracy traveling between countries. Going to and from Canada is pretty straightforward, though there was a form to fill out on the plane (see my airplane neighbor, a Swedish-born teenager, in action in this photo) and I stood in line at immigration, during what (read more…)

Montreal, Canada

5 April 2012 Dear Readers, This will be more like a letter than a postcard. A while ago, I hit some photography roadblocks, and my down time was getting entirely consumed by new-record production, computer issues, general off-the-road busy-ness and tour prep, and other forms of communication (YouTube interviews, article authoring, and snail-mail postcard writing). (read more…)