William Kanengiser is a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and this Saturday evening he’ll be playing at ASU’s Katzin Concert Hall. The concert features a concerto for guitar and guitar orchestra, Concierto de Los Angeles, by Shingo Fujii.Our Sterling Beeaff spoke with Kanengiser by phone from his teaching studio at USC.
If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it. Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at Harvard", now teaches Journalism at Columbia, but once upon a time, he was a cellist. or at least a cello student. he decides to start playing again, and finds the group of amaeur string players called "The Late Starters Orchestra" that meets every week in an abandoned coat factory in Ma