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The Wires on KCUR’s Central Standard talking about their sophomore album – May 2019

https://www.kcur.org/post/seg-1-mapping-stigma-seg-2-leon-jordan-seg-3-wires#stream/0

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ANYTHING GOES: MUSICAL CONVENTIONS FOR WEDDINGS ARE ALL OVER THE MAP

ANYTHING GOES: MUSICAL CONVENTIONS FOR WEDDINGS ARE ALL OVER THE MAP At the end of Wagner’s opera Lohengrin, the source of the most famous bridal march of all, poor Elsa collapses and dies as her heroic groom (who is a Knight of the Holy Grail, after all)…

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FOUR GO FORTH: KANSAS CITY’S NEW RESIDENT QUARTET AIMS HIGH

FOUR GO FORTH: KANSAS CITY’S NEW RESIDENT QUARTET AIMS HIGH Determination is usually the main factor that decides whether or not a new arts group will thrive. That’s why there’s good reason to believe that Opus 76, Kansas City’s new “resident string quartet,” is on…

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A STRING QUARTET WELL WORTH HEARING Opus 76 is Welcome Addition to KC’s Classical Scene

A STRING QUARTET WELL WORTH HEARING Opus 76 is Welcome Addition to KC’s Classical Scene by Paul Pattison Special to KC Arts Beat The Opus 76 String Quartet presented the fourth concert of its inaugural season at Old Mission United Methodist Church on April 16….

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Just Announced: The Wires present – WIRED IN – Creative Strings Workshop

Join the Kansas City string duo The Wires for a fun filled intensive creative strings workshop for cello, viola, and violin. We will be teaching “alternative” strings techniques and tunes including fiddle, rock, improv, composition and more! Special guest artists (soon to be announced) will…

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Headed Back to China with Mantovani Pops Orchestra

I’ll be headed back to China in December 2014 with the Mantovani Pops Orchestra. This will be my third Asian Tour with them, and I hope this will be the year I see the Great Wall (except I saw it once from a plane and…

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Cello Duo Arrangements Now Available!!!!

Cello Duo Arrangements for standard cello pieces by Sascha Groschang!  These are great for teaching the intermediate level cellist – when there’s no access to a piano or pianist.  This helps the student to hear better in tune, play with an accompanist, and makes a great…

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Michael Bublé at the Sprint Center!!!

i had the privilege of playing (alongside some new and old friends) with Michael Bublé at the Sprint Center this week!  So awesome – and the show is incredible!!  Go see him if you can – he does no disappoint!

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The Wires KC Museum Show named Editor’s Pick!

I’m excited to announce that The Wires’ KC Museum Show got a great review in KC Metropolis!  Read the article here! KC Metropolis also named the show as an Editor’s Pick for one of the top performances of the year!  Read about that here… Our…

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The Wires Workshop + Midwest Tour

I’m excited to present Wired In: 2013 Creative Strings Workshop presented by The Wires!  Wired In – 2013 Creative Strings Workshop’s mission is to inspire musicians of all ages and abilities to explore new styles, techniques and improvisations.  We’ll be presenting a faculty concert on June…

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