Graduation

Posted by on Jun 14, 2015 in The Long Journey #blog | No Comments

Dear Friends, First off, I would like to thank everyone who attended my graduation recital, it was such a magical night! I anticipated 30 people to show but around 70 people filled the hall. I think I learned something from this experience —  stamina was the test. I realized a couple of weeks before the performance that […]

A Sunday Read

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in The Long Journey #blog | No Comments

Dear Friends, There will be a Sunday morning read every week on my website starting June 14th, 2015: ronaldviolin.com under the tab “The Long Journey” discussing how I’ve been making ends meet in the big city of Manhattan and updates of my musical career. Feel free to send questions you may have that could be […]

The Castleman Experience (August-2013)

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in The Long Journey #blog | No Comments

The Charles Castleman Quartet Program Experience: (44th annual season) Dear Friends, I would like to tell you guys about my experience at The Castleman Quartet Program, The Quartet Program is located on the SUNY Fredonia Campus in New York State (where I was located for 7 weeks, summer of 2013) The Castleman Quartet Program is as […]

The Big Apple (August-2012)

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014 in The Long Journey #blog | No Comments

I am back home for summer vacation at last reacclimatizing myself to southern traditions. I’ve absorbed myself in New York City culture like jaywalking, learning the train systems, and stalking Jessye Norman (mezzo-soprano) outside of Carnegie Hall. It has been a joy to experience such an intoxicating, thrilling, overwhelming and inspiring city as Manhattan. After […]