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Sein An (CC ’20)

For Sein An (CC ’20), the gregarious, sparkly-eyed sophomore violinist who can swish through the repertoire’s most demanding pieces in a blink, even “practice” seems a more sprightly, more lighthearted endeavor. Though she counts meeting Janine Jansen and appearing on NPR’s From the Top among her accolades, it’s the little things–slurping pho or working out to Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do”–that imbue her with a unique charm and maturity. Here are some tidbits of wisdom Sein sprinkled between chatting about the Barnard-Columbia-Juilliard exchange, escaping the MoHi bubble, and the performance energy that sends her heart trembling.

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Chatting with the Emerson Quartet: Eugene Drucker (CC ’73) & Lawrence Dutton

17353475_1471845019520776_4840744802835747773_nfrom left to right: Eugene Drucker (violin), Philip Setzer (violin), Lawrence Dutton (viola), Paul Watkins (cello)

Happy 40th anniversary to the Emerson String Quartet! On behalf of WKCR-FM, Columbia University’s non-commercial student-run radio station, Jordan spoke with Emerson Quartet’s violinist Eugene Drucker (CC ’73) and violist Lawrence Dutton about how they’re celebrating this year, their newly-released album – Chaconnes and Fantasias: Music of Britten and Purcell – their connection to Columbia University, and more. Don’t miss the Emerson Quartet as they tour this summer! Listen to the interview or read more below.

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