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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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