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Black Violin

April 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019
Starting: 08:00 PM

Classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus are back with their distinctive multi-genre sound that is perfectly described as “classical boom.” These superstar musicians tour the world with 200 performances a year and collaborate with the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean, and Alicia Keys, yet continue to focus on education outreach in all their endeavors. They perform for 100,000 students each year, which prompted NPR to predict that “their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation.” The New York Times sums up their wonderfully diverse musicality best: “Sometimes they play with the intense seriousness of orchestral soloists; at others they fiddle as if at a hoedown.”

  • The members of Black Violin first met in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and played together in the orchestra at Dillard High School of the Performing Arts.
  • Individually and together, Black Violin has collaborated with the likes of P. Diddy, Kanye West, 50 Cent, Tom Petty, Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, and The Eagles.
  • Baptiste and Sylvester have performed an average of 200 shows a year in 49 states and 36 countries as far away as Dubai, Prague, and South Africa.
Event Location

Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Ln.,
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Maryland

Contact

(301) 581-5100 or strathmore () strathmore ! org

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