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Alan R Oresky
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  • Laurel, MD
  • United States
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My Instrument(s)
Violin, viola, fiddle, other
My involvement with string music
Professional musician, Composer/Songwriter, Music Teacher
Music I like to play
Traditional, World music, Bluegrass/folk, Blues, Classical, Country, Jazz, Worship
Music I like to listen to
Traditional, World music, Bluegrass/folk, Blues, Classical, Country, Jazz, Rock, Worship
I'm looking for people to play music with
Where I like to play
Chamber ensemble, chamber orchestra, jazz ensemble, school ensemble, soloist, symphony, trad/folk group
My involvement with Strings magazine
My involvement with
sometimes visit
My favorite website for community
http://(not sure)
My favorite website for music and instrument shopping (The Woodwind & Brasswind)
My favorite website for music to hear
My favorite website for music to play

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At 6:46am on September 8, 2009, Ruth Brons said…
Hi Alan,

A bit belated, but….
Welcome to the All Things Strings community!

Ruth Brons
Inventor of Bow Hold Buddies[tm] Instant Bow Hold bow accessory for violin/viola, and
CelloPhant[tm] Instant Bow Hold bow accessory for cello
At 7:01am on March 25, 2009, Scott Laird said…
Thanks for the updates, Alan! I love the website looks and sounds great. I am glad to hear that you are keeping busy and happy with "retirement." Life in NC continues to be great. I keep in touch with Sally, Barbara Baker and Kathy Rodeffer. So, I generally know about happenings in PG County, still. It is hard to believe that it has been 8 years since I moved!

Stay well and I look forward to staying in touch through this site!
At 7:44am on March 23, 2009, Scott Laird said…
Hi Alan.
Great to hear from you! Yes - I am still in NC. You can see what all I am doing on my website - and my blog

Life is good and we are cooking along. Yes - I am playing the NS instruments at this time. I love them. The one in the photo is the CR series and it is awesome. I also have the Wav violin by NSDesign and it plays great, too and only costs around $600.00. It plays way better than the price.

I am still playing and conducting a great deal and just got home from the national ASTA conference in Atlanta. I am soloing with the Carolina Cool Jazz Orchestra in Spartanburg next weekend. Life is busy. what is up with you? I look forward to hearing from you. I was just telling someone about a wedding gig that I played with you many years ago. The conversation was about Klezmer music and you came to mind.

Again, great to be connected through this site!




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