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Zuill Bailey Makes Music with No Borders
Artistic Director of El Paso Pro-Musica Zuill Bailey welcomed 50 members of the Juarez Youth Symphony from Juarez Mexico to attend a special performance on Friday, November 9 of the Ying String Quartet.The students walked across the border to avoid traffic tie-ups on the International Bridge in order to attend the concert. The concert was part of the main season of El Paso Pro-Musica. Bailey’s vision is to make classical music accessible, with education and enrichment as his primary goal. In addition to travelling 250 days a year as a performing artist, he has created a unique platform for concert series’ in Alaska (Sitka Summer Music Festival), Texas, (El Paso Pro-Musica) and Washington State, (Northwest Bach Festival). His mission is to target all students and individuals in the respective areas, fostering regional cultural development promoted by music appreciation, understanding and promotion of the fine arts.