About Us - Quotes

"As a musician who has been connected to Techne Music since its inception, I am delighted to see that my friend, founder and Artistic Director Timothy Schwarz, has quickly grown this festival in to something so excellent and meaningful. What a great place for young musicians of the highest caliber to learn!"
- David Kim: Concertmaster, The Philadelphia Orchestra

"I had the great pleasure of performing and working closely with the talented young musicians of Techne Music 2014 in Vivaldi's Four Seasons. The ease in which we rehearsed this work gave ample proof to the wonderful leadership of Tim Schwarz and his faculty in developing the future musicians of tomorrow. I can't wait for my next visit!"
- Jonathan Carney: Concertmaster, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

"When I was growing up in the Lehigh Valley, I had to travel to either Philadelphia or New York for chamber music. I am so happy that now, in Bethlehem, serious students of chamber music have access to the level of instruction they deserve: right here at home. Thanks to the efforts of friend and colleague Timothy Schwarz, Techne Music brings passionate students and world-class faculty together to be inspired and enriched by the great art that is chamber music."
- Domenic Salerni: first violinist, Attacca Quartet