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Bach to the Future: Five-stringed cello revived for accurate rendering of classical suite

2018-06-27T08:55:28+00:00

Posted By: Michelle SchmidtPosted date: January 10, 2018 Read the original article HERE. Associate Professor of Music Miranda Wilson plays her carbon fiber five-string cello in her office on Friday, Jan. 5, at the University of Idaho in Moscow. You wouldn’t have heard one before now because cellos don’t have five strings; they have four. But this [...]

Bach to the Future: Five-stringed cello revived for accurate rendering of classical suite2018-06-27T08:55:28+00:00

Where classical and Cash meet: Bailey’s cello topples walls

2018-06-27T08:49:10+00:00

Photo: Zuill Bailey demonstrates the musical qualities of his Luis & Clark carbon fiber cello for the Sitka Chamber of Commerce (and for a television audience). The owner of a 325-year old Goffriller, Bailey says that instrument (though extraordinary in concert) is “limiting” in the field. He tells kids that the Luis & Clark is [...]

Where classical and Cash meet: Bailey’s cello topples walls2018-06-27T08:49:10+00:00

Boston Voyager – SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

2017-09-18T11:00:45+00:00

Read the article here: Boston Voyager SEPTEMBER 18, 2017Meet Luis, Stephanie, and Caroline Leguia of Luis and Clark in Milton BostonVoyager Staff BOSTONVOYAGER STAFF SHARE TWEET PIN Today we’d like to introduce you to Luis, Stephanie, and Caroline Leguia. Luis, Stephanie, and Caroline, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started [...]

Boston Voyager – SEPTEMBER 18, 20172017-09-18T11:00:45+00:00

Jasmine Beams

2017-04-03T16:34:37+00:00

Jasmine Beams is currenty the Solo Viola of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra in Finland - She reports "People in Finland are really impressed with the instrument! Not only in Finland have people been interested. I have been invited to give a workshop and concert at the National Music Conservatory of Jordan, and to speak specifically [...]

Jasmine Beams2017-04-03T16:34:37+00:00

#1000 Raffle Winner

2017-04-03T16:39:17+00:00

Congratulations to Anna Thompson, the winner of our $1000 raffle, celebrating the sale of our 1000th cello! Thank you for the picture, Anna!  

#1000 Raffle Winner2017-04-03T16:39:17+00:00

2 Cellos in their element

2015-02-02T15:44:20+00:00

Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser playing their arrangement of I Will Wait by Mumford & Sons. Their Luis and Clark Cellos really shine in this video – both in sight and sound! And watch for the point about halfway through where they take their instruments swimming – only with the Luis and Clark can you [...]

2 Cellos in their element2015-02-02T15:44:20+00:00

Luis and Clark at Cirque Du Soleil

2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

The Luis and Clark Cabon Fiber Cello is a featured performer in the newest Cirque Du Soleil show - Amaluna - with a custom-prepared Cello on stage in this incredible show. You can see a peek of it in this youtube spot about halfway through -

Luis and Clark at Cirque Du Soleil2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

George Durham for Samsung

2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

George Durham was recently shot for a Samsung camera promo with his beautiful L&C Cello - gorgeous all around! "When you're filming with the Samsung SMART CAMERA NX30, audio and video merge seamlessly to create a rich and intense experience. It's one professionally-inspired compact system camera that delivers incredible clarity and remarkable depth - every [...]

George Durham for Samsung2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

Ed Caner

2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

During the past 20 years, Ed Caner has performed as a sideman and/or soloist for over 30 major acts, including Page and Plant, Luciano Pavarotti, Wayne Newton, Mannheim Steamroller, Smokey Robinson, Natalie Cole, Mel Torme, the Moody Blues, Yes, Trans Siberian Orchestra, the 3 Irish Tenors, Guster, Michael Stanley, The New Barleycorn (Ireland/USA), Leftover Salmon, [...]

Ed Caner2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

2 Cellos in their element

2015-02-09T13:48:02+00:00

Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser playing their arrangement of I Will Wait by Mumford & Sons. Their Luis and Clark Cellos really shine in this video - both in sight and sound! And watch for the point about halfway through where they take their instruments swimming - only with the Luis and Clark can you [...]

2 Cellos in their element2015-02-09T13:48:02+00:00

Flora Lee at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

2015-04-17T09:22:37+00:00

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.

Flora Lee at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra2015-04-17T09:22:37+00:00

Wired Magazine features the Luis and Clark Violin

2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

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 [...]

Wired Magazine features the Luis and Clark Violin2016-11-04T12:10:58+00:00

Taylor Davis on her L&C Violin

2015-04-17T09:12:58+00:00

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!" [...]

Taylor Davis on her L&C Violin2015-04-17T09:12:58+00:00

The Strad Features Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic

2013-12-10T11:52:33+00:00

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 [...]

The Strad Features Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic2013-12-10T11:52:33+00:00

The Cello Shredders – Wall Street Journal Jan. 13th, 2012

2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

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.

The Cello Shredders – Wall Street Journal Jan. 13th, 20122016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

Luis and Clark Violin on display at the Museum of Fine Arts’ new Linde Family Wing

2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

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.

Luis and Clark Violin on display at the Museum of Fine Arts’ new Linde Family Wing2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

Shauna Rolston and her carbon cello

2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

By Trish Crawford Entertainment Reporter Article and video originally from Toronto.com He’s known as Carbon Baby and he’s the sturdy delight of cellist Shauna Rolston.The sleek, black, modern-looking cello is such an integral part of Rolston’s performances that composer Douglas Schmidt has recently written a special work for the cellist and her instrument titledThe Devil’s Sweat (a “carbon concerto” for carbon cello and orchestra).

Shauna Rolston and her carbon cello2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

Luis and Clark marks the sale of their 1,500th Instrument

2015-02-10T16:54:37+00:00

Luis and Clark, The leading manufacturer of concert-grade carbon-fiber stringed instruments marks the sale of their 1,000th Instrument.Milton, MA, August 2, 2011- July 29, Luis and Clark, maker of the worldʼs finest carbon-fiber stringed instruments, celebrated their 1,000th sale.

Luis and Clark marks the sale of their 1,500th Instrument2015-02-10T16:54:37+00:00

2CELLOS Makes National TV Debut On The Ellen DeGeneres Show

2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 -- Living in a small town in Croatia, 24-year-old music students, Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, are living a dream come true – and quickly! After posting a self-made music video of them performing Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" on their cellos, the longtime friends received more attention than they ever expected.

2CELLOS Makes National TV Debut On The Ellen DeGeneres Show2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

Carbon Fiber String Quartet by Lisa Ralia Heffter

2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00

LISA RALIA HEFFTER (Composer, Viola) is a prominent composer whose variety of styles has been performed on stages around the world. One of Heffter's first classical chamber works, "Eschape," was reviewed by the New York Times as "astonishingly beautiful."

Carbon Fiber String Quartet by Lisa Ralia Heffter2016-11-04T12:10:59+00:00