Violinist Bridgid Bibbens’ classical training is evident in everything she does. She has performed with major artists in the rock, pop and jazz worlds, including Christina Aguilera, Mary J Blige, Jay-Z, Robin Thicke, Father John Misty, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Jenny Lewis, Guster, Tommy Lee, Josh Groban, and Harry Connick, Jr. Television appearances include NBC’s Today Show, the CBS Early Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Austin City Limits….
The Upton Bass Ergo Double Bass by AES features an asymmetric design that sits close to the player’s body allowing for a better reach with the bowing arm and remarkable fingerboard access. The Ergo also features unbroken cornerless lower bouts and sound ports on the player’s side for acoustic response. This first 2020 Upton-built version […]
I love a challenge. If I am approached with a project that addresses a style I haven’t worked with before, or I am asked to advise on coordinating the string parts themselves, I am all in. And it’s not for any lack of interest with other projects that I’m associated with, but I have this obsession with growth through experience…
Ask any violinist if there’s a difference between a violin and a fiddle, and they will say, “If I had a nickel every time somebody asked that!”
Ninichi and Xelafish, a creative partnership between composer Ninichi and multimedia creative Xelafish, have launched a competition open to all piano and violin musicians to cover their piece “Journey Into The Unseen.” The sheet music has been made available for free in piano solo, violin and piano (also works as violin solo), and violin duet […]
Albert Einstein Of all the famous non-musicians who played the violin in history, one of the best known in modern pop culture is Albert Einstein. The physicist who developed the theory of relativity and won a Nobel Prize also adored his music and his violin, which he called “Lina.” Einstein began playing at age 6 […]
We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
In this video, the team over at Consordini Music teaches us the basics of playing the cello. They go over everything from posture, to care for the instrument, to what you’ll need and more!