Cellist Robert Cohen has been on tour over the summer with the Milwaukee-based Fine Arts Quartet. While many people may think the life of a touring musician must be incredibly entertaining and adventurous...being constantly on the move can also have its downsides.
"I suppose not too many people would realize that here you are coming off the platform and it's all very exciting, and the next thing you're washing a shirt in the sink hoping it's going to be okay the next morning," says Cohen.
While on a short break from touring at his home in London, Cohen discussed both the hard work and the wonderful experiences he has had while traveling as a musician:
Lake Effect contributor Robert Cohen is an award-winning recording artist, conductor, artistic director and cellist for the Fine Arts Quartet.
The Fine Arts Quartet will play concerts this Thursday at the Medical College of Wisconsin and on Sunday at the Zelazo Center on the campus of UW-Milwaukee.