Story by Leann Burke
A 200-year-old cello sits on a stand in the sitting room of Kathryn Schutmaat’s Jasper home. The instrument, like its owner, is at rest after decades of playing in orchestras and chamber music groups around the world.
Kathryn Schutmaat of Jasper grew up in Venezuela playing the cello among a family of musicians. She was a founding member of the Venezuelan National Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra...