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 [...]
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. Seen everywhere from the 2009 Presidential Inauguration to the Discovery Channel, Luis and Clark Carbon [...]
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 [...]
Playing a Luis and Clark carbon fiber cello, Rumanian cellist Mihai Marica won the 33rd International Music Competition in Viña del Mar in Chile, regarded as one of the most prestigious music competitions in the world. Marica, a protégée of Aldo Parisot, competed against cellists from a dozen different countries to win this celebrated prize.
by Kitty Benton, ACMP The Chamber Music Network Winter 2009 Newsletter To download the original article, click here. By now we all probably know that Yo Yo Ma did NOT play his carbon fiber cello at the Inauguration and we didn’t hear the real notes he actually did play. But Mr Ma does play a [...]