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Clara Duo

19th October 2020

We are Clara Duo: Asuka Elias on the clarinet and Aleksandra Kocheva on the piano. QuaranTime with Clara Duo is a weekly music video chat on our IG page @claraduo.nyc where we talk about our experiences throughout the years on stage, share fun stories about our duo and play together: remotely. This project started while […]

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Shu Mei Jesse Yap

12th October 2020

Shu Mei is a violinist based in Singapore, as well as founder of the Mandeville Conservatory of Music, which offers music education to people of all ages. Here in Singapore, lockdown came in April. My main job is teaching; I run a music school, so of course we were ordered to close at extremely short […]

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Lynn Bechtold

5th October 2020

Hi! I’m Lynn and I’m a violinist and composer based in NYC. Prior to the quarantine in mid-March, I was about to embark on a busy few months of concerts and travel, many with my violin duo Miolina, and others with some of my other groups, or as a composer or freelance musician. I’ve always […]

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Drew Forde

28th September 2020

I’m Drew, and I’m a viola player based in Los Angeles. I’ve just moved here from New York, having recently finished my Master’s degree in viola performance at The Julliard School. Before lockdown, I was working as a recording artist, playing for Netflix, TV shows, movies, awards shows, and artists in the studio. My last […]

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Rachel Lightbody

10th August 2020

My name is Rachel Lightbody and I am a vocalist based in Glasgow, Scotland. Before lockdown was our reality, I was performing regularly with various bands, either as a backing or lead vocalist, as well as a busy music teacher. I had a very exciting start to the year with various projects, and was looking […]

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Joshua Elcock

3rd August 2020

Prior to lockdown I was performing with a multitude of bands, covering all styles of music. I am a member of Glasgow based funk band Tom McGuire & The Brassholes as well as jazz fusion band Mezcla. Both bands perform original music regularly across the country, with festival and tour dates booked throughout the busy […]

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Hayley Keenan

Hayley Keenan

27th July 2020

Hello, my name is Hayley. I am a self-employed musician and a classroom music teacher. I play the fiddle in folk trio, Talisk and have been fortunate enough to perform all over the world, including Cambridge Folk Festival, the Rainforest World Music Festival and Milwaukee Irish Fest. I am also a member of the Jim […]

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