ProMusica concertmaster to debut new musical partner: 300-year-old violin

By Peter Tonguette  / Special to The Columbus Dispatch

“Very few people ever have the opportunity to search for a violin worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Most of us, though, know what it’s like to go on a date.

As it turns out, the two experiences have quite a bit in common.

“I like to compare picking a violin to when you find somebody that you want to be in a relationship with,” said Katherine McLin, the concertmaster of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, which last year began a search for a new violin to play during performances.”

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