A lack of confidence in their musical abilities may hold back some would-be music-makers, caused by feelings left over from less-than-positive childhood musical experiences. Luckily, it is possible to reboot as an adult by trying a different instrument or type of music, finding beginner-friendly ensembles, joining music support groups, forging more collegial teacher-student relationships and realizing that recitals are optional for adults.
This summer, MusicOvation was fortunate to attend and observe the prestigious Keshet Eilon mastercourse in northern Israel. On camera, we captured much of what makes it among the most innovative festivals in the world.
A Boston-based period music ensemble takes you behind the scenes of their work. To learn more about Grand Harmonie, visit http://www.grandharmonie.org. Video filmed and edited by Dave Jamrog.