"The key is to figure out what you're contributing," Joshua Bell says of playing chamber music. Eric Kabik/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Three Quick Lessons From The Violin Wunderkind Who Became A Master

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Does this mean Josh Bell will start using "There She Is, Miss America" as an encore? Louie Aguinaldo/iStock hide caption

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Conductor Valery Gergiev leads the National Youth Orchestra through its first rehearsal with the maestro, at Purchase College outside New York City. Chris Lee hide caption

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From Carnegie Hall, A Youth Orchestra That's A National First

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"I've thought to myself often listening to some classical works: 'I think I want to make a couple million dollars and turn that into a pop song,'" Joshua Bell (right) says, laughing. "There's a lot of untapped potential there." Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Hear Joshua Bell And Jeremy Denk On 'Song Travels'

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Violinist Joshua Bell conducts the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields by doing what comes naturally to him. The celebrated soloist is also the London orchestra's music director. Chris Chrisodoulou/Sony Classical hide caption

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From Bow To Baton: Violinist Joshua Bell Conducts Beethoven

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Movie Music 2009: Oscar-Nominated Scores

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CD Gift Guide for 2007

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Joshua Bell's 'Voice of the Violin'

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Joshua Bell's New 'Romance'

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Classical 'Rock Star' Joshua Bell Takes On Conducting

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Joshua Bell revisits the classic Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck on his new album. Lisa Marie Mazzucco hide caption

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Violinist Joshua Bell: 'French Impressions,' Yesterday And Today

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World-renowned violinist Joshua Bell busks at a Washington, D.C., train station. washingtonpost.com hide caption

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A Concert Violinist on the Metro?

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