In episode 18 of the Creative Strings Podcast, Christian Howes talks with Kev Marcus and Will Baptiste of Black Violin about how they got started, their influences and goals, how they created such a powerful movement around their work, and what this means for the string world and culture in general.

Key topics:
  • How Kev and Wil discovered their musical sound
  • Their atypical education as string players
  • The core of their powerful message
  • Stereotypes they have busted through and their attitude about these stereotypes
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