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 [...]
George Durham is an American freelance cellist living in Seoul, South Korea. He performs throughout Korea with the folk rock band Monobarn, and the harp and cello Arpege Duo. He was a member of the first Youtube Symphony orchestra, and maintains a popular cello channel on Youtube. He has played solely on a Luis and [...]
Lindsey Stirling and the Luis & Clark Violin on Dancing with the Stars April 30th, 2013.
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 [...]
Erik has been called “one of today’s most ingenious and forward-thinking musical practitioners.” by Steve Graybow, Billoard Magazine. “Rostropovich one second and Rottweiler the next.” Cellist Erik Friedlander, a virtuosic veteran of NYC’s downtown scene, has backed John Zorn, Laurie Anderson and Courtney Love. New York’s Erik Friedlander is a composer and an improviser, a [...]