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Essays
Imaginative Reasoning and Critical Reflection
on Today’s Classical Music


"Kim is a true iconoclast – exactly what classical music needs.” ~ S.C., Chicago

Absolute Musician: When musicians play, but no one is enchanted, are we still Musicians?

Campaign Pledge #1: My first act of office

Classical Connoisseur: A wine-tasting approach to music

Elgar in America: The cultural disconnect - why we don’t hear more Elgar in America?

Goodbye maestro 'spell-check': In with the artistic coach

Podium Time With Elgar: A composer's use of time

Sound Effects: From Pleasant to Panic

Twilight Zone: The graying of our audiences – a timely dilemma

Wanted: Gutsy, Exuberant Orchestra: My personal ad for Orchestra-Match.com

Where’s the Whistle Blower? If only we could hold orchestras to the same standards as professional football teams.

Words Before Music: Questioning our pre-concert babble


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Artistic Coach Kim Diehnelt has the discerning ear and expertise to coach you to a world-class performance.
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Coaching Notes
S. Barber: Sonata for violoncello and piano, Op. 6

E. Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37

E. Elgar: Symphony No 1, Op. 55

E. Elgar: Violin Sonata, Op. 82

E. Elgar: String Quartet, Op. 83

E. Elgar: Piano Quintet, Op. 84




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