Djazia Satour: Arab African Fusion with Strings

Djazia grew up in Algiers enjoying opera, 60s pop and chaabi.  Her endless sense of artistic freedom has seeded an Arab style groove on top on string sensations. Live performance recorded at TEDxParis 2011.

Simone Porter: Malaguena and Zapateado, Violin Prodigy at TEDxRedmond

Simone Porter is an accomplished violinist; her list of achievements is extensive– performing in Carnegie Hall for a nationally syndicated program, playing her violin for the Dalai Lama (and over 50,000 other people), and playing with orchestras around the globe. TEDxRedmond is “by kids, for kids” with a theme of…

Asaf Avidan @ TEDxTelAviv

Asaf Avidan, accompanied for this performance by the Mojos’ cellist, Hadas Kleinman. Live performance at TEDxTelAviv.

Belinda Broughton and Kazi Pitelka perform Mozart’s Duo for Violin and Viola

Belinda Broughton (violin) and Kazi Pitelka (viola) perform all three movements of Mozart’s Duo for Violin and Viola in G major, K 423, as an example of foreground music. Live performance at TEDxLAMiracleMile.

Dr. Draw & Gadfly

Watch world-renowned electric violinist Dr. Draw and dance powerhouse Gadfly during their performance at TEDxToronto 2011.

Lee Park: violin and drums, piece by piece

Lee “builds musical performances piece by piece.”  By age 15 she won the top performer category for all ages from the Western Board of Music.  She founded the Halifax String Quartet, is Improvising Violinist for the Upstream Association and produces many other groups from tango to jazz to strings featuring…

Ann Marie Calhoun: rock violin

Ann Marie Calhoun is an internationally acclaimed rock violinist, an actress, composer, singer, and virtuoso across many diverse genres of music. Her experience and unique ability have made her one of the most sought-after creative forces in the entertainment industry. Touring with the legendary Ringo Starr, Dave Stewart (Eurthrymics), Jethro…

FourPlay String Quartet: now to the future

FourPlay String Quartet defy convention and stereotyping. As much a band as a string quartet, they blur the boundaries between styles and genres while maintaining their own original and true sound. Add a similar performance to your library via the TEDx Music Project on Soundcloud. Live performance at TEDxSydney.

BOX: Baroque remix manifesto

(Baroque Orchestration X) is an artist collective exploring the full potential of early music instruments today, putting them in unorthodox settings and bringing them to a different audience. Ever heard of theorbo, triple harp, positive organ, viola da gamba or cornetto? And even if you did, surely in this way…

Jorge Saade: una sinfonía de introspección a TEDxPeñas

Jorge Saade Is a violinist, a concertmaster, and a professor. Jorge is considered the foremost violinist of Ecuador and one of the best in Latin America. Saade has performed concerts and recitals in 37 countries on 4 continents, appeared as soloist with major symphony orchestras in America and Europe. He…