Growing up in India, Ragamala Dance Company co-founder Ranee Ramaswamy studied classical dance the way many girls in the United States take up ballet or tap.
Catalyst Quartet violinist Karla Donehew-Perez says the foursome wanted to make a splash with its debut recording.
When Catalyst Quartet violinist Karla Donehew-Perez’s family left Puerto Rico for California, it was the first step in realizing her dream to become a classical musician.
Almost everyone knows a few bars of at least one piece of classical music.
Shirley Sacks recalls being reluctant to retire in State College.
“I thought that there was mostly a ‘Rah, rah’ Penn State football culture,” she says.