• Tanya Tomkins August 13, 2013 Spontaneity in Music/Music in the Vineyards

    Having spent every day rehearsing and performing with some of my favorite musicians at Music in the Vineyards Festival last week, I finally had a breakthrough of sorts. Is classical music suffering from drops in audiences and funding because we have gotten too rigid in the way we play these great masters? The renowned violist, […]

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  • Tanya Tomkins July 30, 2013 The Matrix…and Music in the Vineyards

    Yesterday I was called suddenly to sub with San Francisco Symphony. We played the score of the Matrix while the movie was screened on the stage. Don Davis, the composer, conducted. This definitely required a different skill set than the Baroque cello recital of last week!  I now have a new understanding of action film […]

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