Monday, December 10, 2012
Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music in March 2012, the Pacifica was the quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009 – 2012) – a position previously held by the Guarneri String Quartet – and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.
With the 114th Congress now settling into the new realities of the Republican majority, members are apparently discovering what it's like to work together across party lines toward concrete, achievable goals. There was the Medicare doctor payment fix okayed last month, Loretta Lynch confirmation as the next U.S. Attorney General and the Senate Education committee's approval of a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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