Bringing Classical Music Out of the Background for College Students

By Elliot Kuan Growing up around classical music, I’ve never had to think twice about listening to Bach or Beethoven, much less venturing into the concert hall to hear great music played live, but that’s not the case for many of my college classmates. This problem was sitting on the top of the Amherst College Music … Continue reading Bringing Classical Music Out of the Background for College Students

Project LENS Explores Violence in Music with Steven Pinker and the Parker Quartet

By Rainer Crosett Project LENS will present a special event exploring violence in music with Steven Pinker and the Parker Quartet at Paine Hall, Harvard University on Friday, February 13th at 7:30pm. In his book The Better Angels of our Nature, Pinker argues that violence in human societies has declined over time, but when it comes to classical music, people often think … Continue reading Project LENS Explores Violence in Music with Steven Pinker and the Parker Quartet