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Austin Larson

9th November 2020

Austin Larson is a hornist in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. March 12, 2020 will be forever remembered as the day the music stopped in America. At that time I was on leave from my permanent job in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra playing a 1-year temporary contract in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a position I accepted […]

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Hamed Erfani

2nd November 2020

Hamed Erfani is a Tehran based composer, guitar player, and performance-related injuries scholar. Prior to lockdown, I was fully occupied with releasing Rodin album, teaching, and conducting research on performance-related injuries among musicians. Nevertheless, when the lockdown occurred, everything was changed in the blink of an eye. On the one hand, as the co-founder and […]

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Eddy Malave

26th October 2020

Eddy Malave is an NYC based freelance violist and educator (certified teacher of the Alexander Technique and the Suzuki violin/viola method). Prior to lockdown, I had a very busy life between my freelance career and teaching. I was playing on various Broadway shows, with groups at Lincoln Center, and working on many projects locally. I […]

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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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