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Bach and Boombox - declassifying classical music | Nat Chaitkin | TEDxCincinnati
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Added Aug 12, 2016
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Classical music needs rebranding - Bach and Boombox presents here a simple way we can get started.

Twitter: @BachandBoombox,

Nat Chaitkin enjoys a wide-ranging career as a cellist, teacher and
advocate for concert music. He is equally obsessed with Brahms and
James Brown, and developed his solo program, Bach and Boombox, to
help bring new audiences to classical music with the help of pop songs.
In 2012, Nat was awarded the City of Cincinnati’s Artist Ambassador
Fellowship, giving him the opportunity to reach underserved audiences in
public spaces, including community centers, libraries and offices. Born
and raised in New York City, Nat attended Juilliard and the University
of Michigan, and later became a member of the “President’s Own” U.S. Marine Chamber
Orchestra. He also taught at Georgetown University and became a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
He now teaches at CCM’s Prep Division and plays regularly with the Cincinnati Symphony. He
is a member of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and
the executive director of 4-Way, Cincinnati’s community-based string quartet.

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