Col Choochart Pitaksakorn is Thailand’s most prestigious viola and violin player. On June 9, 2011 the Chulalongkorn University Symphony Orchestra, under the Royal Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Vadhana Krom Luang Naradhiwas Rajanagarindra gave a concert to honor him. This part of that very special concert featured him as soloist and he chose to [...]
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George Wilson playing "Rond de Voyageur" from the Madeleine Islands on his Luis & Clark violin.
Jasmine Beams was born in Santa Rosa, California. She began her violin lesson at age of 6, and became the concertmaster of the Shasta Youth Symphony in Redding, CA when she was 13. Currently she is Solo Viola of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in Finland and previously Deputy Principal viola in the Finnish National Opera.
Lindsey Stirling takes her Luis & Clark through fire on her latest video - a cover of Evanescence's song "My Immortal". Take a look!
Roxana Moisanu (concert harp and Celtic harp) and Mladen Spasinovici (cello), both solo instrumentalists in the orchestra of the Bucharest National Opera.
One of two Luis & Clark instruments at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Academy Week. Amusing thing to note is that I'm sitting with my 2011 L&C violin next to Concertmaster Jon Carney who is playing a 1687 Stradivarius.
Thomas Edison stumbled upon a carbon-fiber precursor while experimenting with lightbulb filaments in 1879. He superheated splinters of bamboo and produced strands of carbon that could withstand high temperatures and conduct electricity. Physicist Roger Bacon expanded on this process in 1958, creating "whiskers" roughly 10 times the tensile strength and more than three times the [...]
Lindsey Stirling and the Luis & Clark Violin on Dancing with the Stars April 30th, 2013.
Musical Happening at Avant Gardner - an excerpt from a review of a concert by A Far Cry, Boston's exciting self-conducted chamber orchestra
Game of Thrones Theme - Violin - Taylor Davis >>>> Taylor writes about this video: "I absolutely love the Game of Thrones series and am so excited for Season 3! Hope you like my rendition of the theme, I created the orchestral backtrack and arrangement. Thanks so much for watching and for all your support!" [...]
The Luis and Clark carbon fiber cello can be heard and seen in the latest Mazda6 sedan commercial. Check out the fantastic sounds of our cellos in this video!
Multi-talented composer Lisa Ralia Heffter bridges the worlds of classical, rock and theater composition to create a dazzling universe of musical beauty in “From Mozart to Mars,” on Mon., Oct. 1, 7pm. The concert, a highlight of the ninth season of Calhoun’s Performing Arts Series, features a distinguished cast of vocalists, musicians--including surprise guests from Broadway.
Link to The Strad Digital Masters UK-based duo 2Cellos tell Tim Woodall how the power of the internet took them from a single video upload to a six-album deal and stadium tour - Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic are featured in this month's The Strad magazine with their signature (and now famous) Luis and Clark [...]
Less than a year ago, a pair of Croatian cellists posted a YouTube video showing off their shredding, percussive take on the Michael Jackson song "Smooth Criminal." That almost immediately led to a multialbum deal with Sony Masterworks and a slot on an Elton John tour that continues through a two-month run in Las Vegas starting next month.
Last month, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) opened the doors on the new 80,000 square foot Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art. Approximately 250 contemporary works are on display in the 7 galleries of the new wing, including one of Luis and Clark's very own Carbon Fiber Violins. In fact, the the Luis and Clark violin is the only instrument from the Museum’s musical instrument collection to be showcased in the exhibtions which aim to offer new perspectives and encourage connections between art of the present and past.