VIOLIN VIRTUOSO

Fifteen-year-old Rachel Yi takes on Mendelssohn this month

REEL BY REEL

Indie Grits Film Festival’s 10th year offers movies, music, and more

PIANO MAN

Musically-minded scientist Thomas Strange restores old pianos—but it’s more than a matter of dust and decay.

TIME & TREASURE

Strange’s collection attracts world-class musicians and gifted students from area schools.

ON THE KEYS

Tom Strange’s fixation on pianos began in college when he played a hand-built clavichord of a physics professor.

SETTING THE STAGE

Glynn Zeigler, owner of GA Construction Co., started the bi-yearly SkunkFest as a private, backyard party

TURNING UP THE VOLUME

Entercom Upstate Radio helps the Greenville Hospital System and other Upstate charities make sweet music

CULTURAL EXCHANGE

Aiken is home to the Juilliard School’s spring music festival

HEART IN HAND

West African master drummer Bolokada Conde spreads goodwill through rhythms

BAND STAND

The stars of jazz’s Swing Era found a home on Greenville’s Asbury Avenue