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Let me tell you about the Me2/Orchestra!  No, not that Me2. This organization was founded in 2011 in Burlington, Vermont, by music director Ronald Braunstein and executive director Caroline Whiddon.   Braunstein has spent his whole life struggling with bipolar disorder and felt that he was uniquely positioned to start a new
Exactly a year ago, in May 2022, I had the honor of meeting and listening to violinist Adrian Anantawan.  My son had been invited to speak at a benefit event for a Newton, MA, organization called Understanding Our Differences, and Adrian happened to be the keynote speaker that evening. “Understanding Our Differences
Born in 2000 in Yerevan, Armenia, violinist Diana Adamyan sprung onto the classical music scene after winning the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition.  I remember when she started to appear on my Facebook feed sometime in 2018, probably through the Violin Channel, and I immediately stopped to listen to her silky

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