Stradivari in Paris

Stradivari in Paris

Joseph Curtin, adapted from an article in The Strad, June 2017 “How comes it then that the violins are so unlike each other? How comes it that one sounds powerful and the other weak?” This was Leopold Mozart in his 1756 treatise on violin playing. Having expressed...
Joseph Curtin Studios goes Solar!

Joseph Curtin Studios goes Solar!

October 10, 2018 A long-time dream of Joseph Curtin and his wife Jesse Richards recently came true when their newly-installed solar system came online. With arrays on the house, garage, and studio, the 11 kW system provides sufficient power for all their electrical...
Ann Vancoillie, Violin

Ann Vancoillie, Violin

Ann Vancoillie performs in a wide variety of musical styles, from baroque to contemporary, including improvisation and jazz. Currently soloist/first violin in the Kunsthuis, Opera-Ballet of Ghent and Antwerpen, she has served as concertmaster of the New Flemish...
Jordan Koransky, Violin

Jordan Koransky, Violin

Jordan Koransky joined the Houston Symphony in 2017. A Southern California native, he received his bachelor’s degree at the USC Thornton School of Music, and his master’s degree at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with Alice Schoenfeld and Paul...