Laurie Shulman is a Dallas-based author and program annotator. A cheerleader for the arts and humanities, she comes from a family of professional musicians. She studied European History as an undergraduate, subsequently earning an M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell in musicology. Her gift is weaving together the strands of
history, music, and culture...

Laurie Shulman is a Dallas-based author and program annotator. A cheerleader for the arts and humanities, she comes from a family of professional musicians. She studied European History as an undergraduate, subsequently earning an M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell in musicology. Her gift is weaving together the strands of
history, music, and culture that make our world fascinating. For twenty-five years, Laurie has been a program annotator for orchestras, chamber music series, and summer festivals throughout the United States.

Dr. Shulman is the author of The Meyerson Symphony Center (2000), a lively chronicle about Dallas’ celebrated concert hall in its socio-political context. She is a fitness fanatic, which allows her to indulge her passions for cooking, wine, and travel.

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A trip down memory lane: An unmarked, homemade tape recording leads to a reassessment of salon music and what constitutes musicality

​ It started out as a "name that tune" exercise. In January 2010, my husband and I flew to New York to attend the annual Chamber Music America conference. During our visit, we had brunch with my brother Marc, a rock guitarist. In the course of our conversation, he asked a favor. His friend Dan Francazio, another rock musician, had a sister who died...
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