It’s music that matters

28th July, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Jon Deak is one of the world’s most accomplished musicians and composers. He’s tall, which was handy during his 40-year career as principal bassist with the New York Philharmonic. Still, he has never stood as tall as when he bends to help children compose music.Deak founded Very Young Composers 20 years ago and brought it to Vail 10 years ago with the New York Philharmonic’s summer residency. It’s presented by the Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365. The program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to them all, paying attention to each child.Mark Twain …

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