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TedX Berkeley

TedX Berkeley

In February, I was a Presenter at TedX Berkeley as part of Capacitor.

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Soundtrack part of Exhibit at Pixar

Soundtrack part of Exhibit at Pixar

If you happen to be lucky enough to get a tour of Pixar in the next month or two, be sure to check out my soundtrack for ‘Among the Animals – Three Vignettes’.

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Mill Valley Embraces Evening with Owls

Mill Valley Embraces Evening with Owls

It was a great turnout in Mill Valley with 400 fans showing their support for the Hungry Owl Project’s “Evening with Owls” event.

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Evening with Owls Fri, Nov 18

Evening with Owls Fri, Nov 18

I will be performing solo violin at “Evening with Owls,” presented by the Hungry Owl Project on November 18.

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Sunny days at Trails & Vistas

Sunny days at Trails & Vistas

On the most perfect of late summer days up on the east side of Lake Tahoe, at a lake smaller than Tahoe, but no less beautiful, I had a great time performing with Capacitor at the Trails & Vistas Festival. To say the least, it was a one-of-a-kind performance venue, out in the wild, with trees, sky, and water, as the backdrop and foreground.

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Sumi-E (Japanese Brush Painting)

Sumi-E (Japanese Brush Painting)

The process of Japanese brush painting appeals to me as a musician. It is a performance and a meditation. It combines years of learning: brush strokes, paper, feelings, spatial elements, nature, philosophy, and approach, with unmeditated spontanaiety. The resultant paintings are beautiful in their simplicity, yet powerful in their imagery.

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Trails & Vistas Festival

Trails & Vistas Festival

Join me at Spooner Lake in Lake Tahoe this weekend for an experential take on art and nature with the Trails & Vistas Festival. I will be playing violin with Capacitor Dance Group, and we will be performing excerpts from our upcoming show, Okeanos, set to premiere in San Francisco in February 2012.

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Julia goes electronic

Julia goes electronic

Check out Julia’s latest video representing Keith McMillen Instruments as K-Bow Artist. This revolutionary project with KMI is an exciting reality of a totally new type of blue-tooth enabled violin bow which can track live performance metrics in real-time, meaning all kinds of cool new performance possibilities.

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Show in a Show Aftermath

Show in a Show Aftermath

You can go home again! Davis (my hometown) was alive and buzzing Saturday night with a great turnout for my show with Bella Trio. 

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Hika by Toru Takemitsu

Hika by Toru Takemitsu

Julia and Mimi play HIKA in the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall. This performance was part of the 2009 SFCM Prep Alumni Award Ceremony with Julia as the guest of honor and recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award.

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