Stauffer Center for Strings – the first international music center for higher education, research, composition, production, management and innovation, entirely dedicated to string instruments, recently opened in Cremona – presents “Stauffer Talks,” a series of live-streamed meetingsthat, every month, will feature some of the most important international artists from the world of string instruments to explore the most topical issues related to the major themes of creativity, research and innovation in music.
The first event will be on Saturday, October 23, at 12 noon live streaming on our website and on the Stauffer YouTube channel, will feature Caroline Shaw, the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music. A New York-based singer, violinist, composer and producer, Caroline studied at Rice, Yale and Princeton, is a Creative Associate at Juilliard and currently teaches at NYU and at our Center.
Moderated by Paolo Petrocelli, Managing Director of the Stauffer Center for Strings, Caroline Shaw will explore the links between composition and performance, investigating the relationships between performance and extemporaneous improvisation in ensemble music, live from the beautiful Stradivari Hall of Palazzo Stauffer.
Stauffer Talks will be held monthly with special guests and artists, full details soon!