Even when he wanted to run away, life brought cellist Dale Henderson back to music.
“One of the many things I heard as a student and didn’t think too much about was ‘you can’t hid with the cello’,” he said. “But then learned through experience was 100% true. No matter who you are on the outside, when you’re playing your inner self will show through. You’re totally exposed.”
Violinist Joseph Maile said it can be a juggling act to balance time between practice, study, rehearsal, teaching and business as one-fourth of the Telegraph Quartet. It can be tempting to allow the business part to take priority, but the Walter W. Naumburg Chamber Music Award-winners strive to make sure it never eclipses the musical part.