Masterpieces of the Valley

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For the past few months the MIM has presented a one-of-a-kind exhibition: Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker. In conjunction, the MIM's Stradivarius Concert Series wraps up this weekend, with "Masterpieces of The Valley", featuring performances by ASU's String Faculty and their special instruments. ASU's Professor of Violin, Jonathan Swartz, and Professor of Cello, Thomas Landschoot, share details about their own instruments and Sunday’s concert.

Masterpieces of the Valley, the final concert in the MIM's Stradivarius Concert Series, is Sunday, May 1, 7pm, featuring Violinists Jonathan Swartz and Katie McLin, Violist Nancy Buck, Cellist Thomas Landschoot and several of their talented students. Visit for details. 

This Heart of the Arts Feature was produced by Sterling Beeaff and Jane Hilton.

Special thanks to Jonathan Swartz for his recording of Johann Georg Pisendel's Sonata in a minor included in this feature.