Artist Interviews

  1. 'Playing Outside the Box' with Daniel Bernard Roumain

    DBR Strumming 'Bernadette'We were pleased and honored to once again have composer/violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR) in our shop 11/15/12 for a streaming webcast workshop called "Playing Outside the Box with Amplification and Effects".  DBR covered a lot of ground in his talk and had the opportunity to use some equipment in our shop that really impressed him.
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  2. Bridgid Bibbens at EVS

    April 4, 2012 at Electric Violin Shop Bridgid Bibbens at EVSWith the spring storms and late notice keeping people away, the staff of Electric Violin Shop and Bridgid Bibbens got a rare chance to hang out and talk. The workshop turned into a roundtable about our favorite things – electric violins, amplification, and effects pedals. We captured some moments on video, and think you will find them helpful on various topics.
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  3. Artist Interview Series: Scott Laird

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    Nationally renowned string educator Scott Laird joins us to discuss his views on the use of amplification in string education. Scott is the Fine Arts Coordinator at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, where he also teaches strings and conducts the orchestra. He serves as a clinician on behalf of NS Design instruments and D'Addario strings and is a frequent presenter at ASTA and MENC conferences. You may listen to our full conversation above and we encourage you to visit the following sites for more of Scott's teaching and materials, which are excellent resources for string educators and students alike! Music credit: "Wherever You Are," written and recorded by Scott Laird, from his 1998 CD Free Way
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  4. Artist Interview Series: Ion Zanca

    EVS is pleased to announce our new Artist Interview Series. The inaugural installation is a conversation we had with violist Ion Zanca of Dallas String Quartet. Ion discussed with us the implications of his group's recent decision to go electric and enlightens classical musicians of the pros and cons involved in making that transition.
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