Music Affects Culture

The blog of Maestro Musicians dedicated to transforming society through quality music.

The Secret to Stradivarius Violins is…

Fungus! Read more about Stradivarius Violins HERE, courtesy of the Atlantic Wire.

Spider Silk Violin Strings

Posted on April 20, 2012 by Dr. Daniel Broniatowski Shigeyoshi Osaki of Japan’s Nara Medical University came up with the idea of twisting together thousands of spider silk strands. His strings use the “dragline” silk that anchors the webs. Amazing! You can find more about Spider Silk Violin Strings HERE. Be sure to scroll down […]

The Power of Music

Posted on October 11, 2012 by Daniel Broniatowski My dear readers, I have been recently reflecting on the power of music in our society. Perhaps not coincidentally, I also noticed an interesting story on the CBS evening news tonight. The story is about a man from Tacoma, WA named Don Brittain. The 78-year-old Mr. Brittain […]

Maestro Musicians on the Jordan Rich Show AM 1030 – WBZ

Posted on July 19, 2012 by Daniel Broniatowski Maestro Musicians was interviewed by Boston talkshow host Jordan Rich on June 24, 2012. We performed live in the studio at 12 AM! Daniel Broniatowski, Violin Aleksandra Labinska, Violin Jessica Lipon, Viola Cherry Kim, Cello Click HERE to hear the podcast!  

Music From The Inside-Out

As a professional classical violinist who performs regularly for audiences in New England, I often wonder about the role of classical music in our society. Many people who do not understand our art view what we do as elitist or snobbish at best. Rather than expounding on this belief and placing blame, instead I wish […]

The Story Within

In my last blog post, Music from the Inside-Out, I spoke about classical music and its unique ability to touch the listener on a deep personal level. My contention was that the best composers shared their unique stories and their view of the world through music. As a result, their music was able to stand […]