The White Violin

(By Gene Yraola)

NY Comic Con 2017 officially ended over the weekend to much fanfare and no shortage of fans dressing up as their favorite heroes. With classical musicians having such unique personalities, it begs to question why major publishers … [Read More]

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Sailor Neptune

(by Brian Davidson)

How many out there can remember the one member of the Sailor Moon team who’s greatest strengths was playing the violin?!

Sailor Neptune, the alternate identity of Michiru Kaioh (or Michelle Kaioh in the English adaptations), was … [Read More]

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taylor davis

Trust it looks harder than it looks.  But in commemoration of the Sith of May (May 6), violinist Taylor Davis took it upon herself to stretch the length of the galaxy to perform the Star Wars melodies in a very … [Read More]

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tim fain

(By Matthew James)

Well with the introduction of VR cardboard glasses and Google/Youtube 360, it was bound to happen for an orchestra…or a classical musician to create a 360 video.  Violinist Tim Fain takes the first step in doing so … [Read More]

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Nicola Benedetti scottish fantasy

We normally associate Scotland with bagpipers and soccer hooligans, but they’ve also got a jewel of a violinist too in Nicola Benedetti!

Recently making her NY Philharmonic debut and mostly known as a favorite amongst classical musicians in the UK, … [Read More]

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Roger Federer violin

Father time is undefeated and Roger Federer is his next target. The former Grand Slam champion was ousted Sunday in an upset at the French Open to 25-year old Latvian Ernests Gulbis. Though Federer shouldn’t despair as he has a … [Read More]

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human hair violin

Well here’s a candidate for world’s worst hair salon experience. Actor and musician Andrius Mamontovas turned himself into a human guinea pig as he subjected his hair to be turned into live violin strings.

The experiment was all part of … [Read More]

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Häagen-Dazs

(By Gene Yraola)

While most of the tech world has gotten wind of ice cream maker Häagen-Dazs’ funky augmented reality app, it has remained fairly unnoticed by the actual music genre by which the app plays to.

While augmented reality … [Read More]

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AUUG

We’ve all seen shred heads play the air guitar, but how about the air violin? Thanks to the new app AUUG, its not only going to become a reality but a full-on music creative movement.

Started as a kickstarter campaign … [Read More]

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Dana Zemtsov

Ever saw a violist play so intense that you literally see the friction cause smoke to emanate from the strings? Well new Channel Classics artists Dana Zemtsov does just that as she plays Michael Kugel’s Prelude – Ysaye as she … [Read More]

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