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Derek Gomez’s carbon fibre cello unique

It’s lighter, cheaper and it turns heads in the pit: Derek Gomez plays his $7,500 (Canadian dollars) space-age cello. Bill Rankin, The Edmonton Journal Saturday, January 03, 2004 EDMONTON – Derek Gomez is a quiet man, an analytical man. Behind his reserved exterior, though, the Edmonton Symphony cellist is also what you might call a […]

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The Double Bass is Here

“The bass sounds just magical in the middle register and totally sings when soloing. Plus it’s a ton of fun to play – the sloped shoulders are really comfortable and make accessing the upper register very easy. I’ve been giving the instrument a good shakedown over the last month or so and have been very […]

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Luis and Clark at the 2009 Inauguration

Luis & Clark instruments take over the Inauguration! 44 Luis and Clark carbon fiber instruments were used exclusively by The Marine Orchestra during the Inauguration ceremony.

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Philip Heyman and Luis Leguia

Philip Heyman is the principal viola of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra. He owns and plays a Luis and Clark viola. During the month of January, he and Luis Leguia played two recitals at the Welsh Royal College of Music, Oxford University and the Victoria Albert Museum in London. Read the article.

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The players are from left to right: Stephen Kecskemethy, Ronald Lantz, Julia Adams, Luis Leguia, Paul Ross

June 2008

Maine’s first “all carbon fiber concert” and it was the culmination of The Maine Festival of American Music: Its Roots and Traditions – held at the historic 1794 Shaker Meeting House, Sabbathday Lake, New Gloucester, Maine. The photo was taken during the dress rehearsal for that concert and it shows the beautiful simplicity of the […]

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