Here's our guide to the wonderful, sometimes wacky world of classical music blogs. You'll find commentary on local, national and international happenings. Jump in and join in! If we’ve missed one of your favorites, send us an email at email@example.com.
Choralista (Celeste Winant)
SF Mike writes about cultural happenings in SF. He's as likely to write about a museum exhibition as a concert downtown. Posts generally including quite a bit of photographic evidence.
Classical Life by Tim Mangan
Tim Mangan at the Orange County Register offers various short news and errata (and occasional silliness) to compliment his official posts as an arts critic.
Classical Musing (Andrew Druckenbrod)
Andrew Druckenbrod covers classical music for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Anything is fair game and the majority of posts relate to classical music news from all over the world.
Classical WETA (Jens Laurson)
Jens Laurson is the critic at large for WETA 90.9 FM in Washington D.C. Considering the amount of time and care that goes into each post, he is writing at a furious rate. Each one is a thorough examination of the topic, be it a CD release, historical figure or simply coming attractions.
David Bratman is a librarian who lives with his lawfully wedded soprano and a wall full of symphony recordings.
Deceptively Simple (Marc Geelhoed)
Marc Geelhoed writes about music, art, culture and events in Chicago from his perspective as administer of the Chicago Symphony's in house record label, CSO.
Dial M for Musicology
Jonathan Bellman (University of North Colorado) and Phil Ford (Indiana University) trade off posting on this blog about musicology. Though they will dig deep into various topics, the lighthearted tone of this blog makes it a nice intro to the field.
Free Resources for Piano Teachers and students. Printable sight-reading flashcards. Recommendations for student repertoire. Teaching tips for new and experienced teachers. Piano music for young children. Piano teacher resources.
Felsenmusick (Daniel Felsenfeld)
Music writer Daniel Felsenfeld shares very personal journal about his experiences as a composer in New York.
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