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John Gibbons holds a Ph.D. in music composition from the University of Chicago. He teaches music appreciation classes at the Universality of Chicago’s Graham School and at Newberry Library. He also offers private piano lessons in the Chicago area.

Bonnie Gibbons is a web site developer and SEO with a background in classical music. She might be persuaded to teach a few cello lessons in the Chicago area.

Four Cellists, ONE Cello

Stringfever is a British band that combines string playing, humor and performance art. This hilariously impressive performance has been making the YouTube rounds lately. Yes, all four guys are playing “Bolero” (in four parts) on a single cello. Initially it was sent to me by Jacque.

Arguments are Won by the Best Arguer, not Necessarily by the Best Argument: Richard Taruskin's Polemic in The New Republic

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