Master violin maker, Antonio Stradivari’s forest remains alive and well. And thanks to the surprising teamwork of modern instrument makers and forest rangers, his trees are doing better than ever!
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“Many young aspiring musicians at Harlem School of the Arts will be so excited to have access to these great instruments. The entire String Department at HSA thanks Doublestop Foundation for their generosity and passionate commitment towards arts education.”
“At last a Foundation which not only puts great instruments in the hands of worthy young artists, but also provides them with concerts, guidance and career development. A much needed idea whose time has come.”
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“Without hesitation, I wholeheartedly support the Doublestop Foundation and enthusiastically encourage your support. Musicians and students who benefit from this Foundation will be better equipped to do their part in taking our precious art form forward to future generations.”
“Doublestop Foundation has set out to to help young musicians in one area where help is so needed–to provide fine instruments for their use. Without a great instrument, a performer, no matter how talented, will have a very difficult time being heard and being recognized.”
“I wholeheartedly support the mission of this organization for its inspired access, not just to talented mentors, but also to the quality instruments that can make a great difference in one’s classical learning experience.”
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