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Don Kaplan

Don Kaplan is the author of several books including See With Your Ears: The Creative Music Book. He has contributed to Early Music AmericaStrings magazine, Music Educators Journal, Copper magazine (PS Audio's journal of music and audio), The Monthly, The New York Times and other publications. He has taught at several colleges such as the Bank Street College of Education, New York University and the New School for Social Research, and been a visiting artist at several Bay area and New York City schools.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
July 1, 2019

Valley of the Moon Music Festival focuses on the influential women who commissioned and promoted composers, from their homes.

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Choral Review
April 20, 2019

The choral group makes new music easy to listen to.

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CD Review
December 7, 2012

Impeccable performances of adventuresome new works are the hallmark of the Volti choral ensemble.

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Choral Review
February 27, 2010

What can you expect from a chorus whose motto is “singing without a net”? Certainly not sea chanteys or singers standing solemnly on risers. Instead, audiences attending Volti’s memorable concert Saturday at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco found themselves Shoveling Snow With Buddha; encountering Gossiping Women; listening to freely tonal, microtonal, and atonal music; and performing some music themselves.

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