Is Apple In Tune With Classical Music?

Stephanie Jones writes: ‘In the few weeks following the release of the iPad 3, Mac users across the board have been weighing in on the device’s improvements — a shiny new retina display, updated music software, a built-in camera that actually works. However, professional musicians, especially in the classical field, haven’t been asked about the iPad much: Maybe we’ve mentally already sent them to stand in the technophobe corner. But reality, as usual, is surprising. Change is happening in classical music. Classical musicians — the Borromeo String Quartet, Kronos Quartet, composer Mason Bates, among many others — are already using the iPad and other mobile devices when making their music.

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