Tag: After High School (1935-1942)

Leonard Bernstein’s post-high school years include four years studying music at Harvard University (Cambridge, MA), two years studying conducting at Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, PA), his first few summers at Tanglewood Music Center (Lenox, MA), several early compositions, and an appointment as the assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic (New York, NY).

Best of Bernstein: 10 Quotes for Inspiring and Motivating Musicians and Artists (and Every One Who Dares to Hope and Dream)

Need a little inspiration? Look no further: Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the great American-born and -trained conductor and composer, educator and humanitarian, spoke volumes in words and deeds: from understanding loss and disappointment, to persisting amid frustration (and fame), to devoting concerts to social causes. Here are ten of our favorite quotes (for musicians and the rest of us).

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