Author Archives: Steven Holochwost

On March 16th, the Tokyo-based NHK Symphony Orchestra performed a concert in Washington, D.C. At the last moment, their conductor, André Previn, added a movement from Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3, commonly known as “Air on the G String,” as … Continue reading

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My recent work on a grant application and a series of stories on National Public Radio have me thinking about creative collaborations.  Why do we enter into such arrangements, when we know that in so doing we sacrifice a degree … Continue reading

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Preschoolers and contemporary (recently-composed) classical music – not two things one would typically put together. But a recent issue of the journal Behavior and Brain Sciences published the findings of an exploratory study I conducted with Professor Carroll Izard at … Continue reading

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In a previous issue of OOM, Dr. Dennie Wolf drew our attention to three books that raise “important questions about the role that arts and cultural organizations could play in breaking down the stubborn correlation between a young person’s wealth…and … Continue reading

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