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Famous Violinists in USA 2018

These violinists are considered among the most prominent professionals in this field.

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Famous Violinists

Famous Violinists

In this article, we are going to talk about the most popular violinists from the United States. So, if you are looking for a list of some top male famous violinist of the USA, you are on the right page. These violinists are considered among the most prominent professionals in this field. Without further ado, let’s get to the list.

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ASHER LAUB

ASHER LAUB

Asher Laub is a global improvisational sensation as he has more than 24 years of training as a violinist. Asher is great at mandolin, guitar, drums, and piano; however, he does the best job of composing rock, jazz, classical, hip-hop and EDM music, which allows him to add the violin into the given music genre.

Since Asher is at home in trans-genre improvisation, he made a career out of it as a soloist. Soon he performed at popular venues like Jacob Javitz Center, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Hammerstein Hall, B.B. King, and Madison Square Garden, to name a few.

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Aaron Rosand

Aaron Rosand

Aaron Rosan was born in Indiana and he is an American violinist. He studied at the Chicago Musical College with Leon Sametini and at the Curtis Institute of Music with Efrem Zimbalist. Nowadays, he is a teacher at the Curtis Institute of Music.

He is popular for his great, romantic performances. He has recorded and appeared across the globe with a number of leading concert organizations and orchestras.

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Alexander Markov

Alexander Markov

As a Russian-American violinist, Alexander Markov has earned a lot of awards. He got a lot of recognition after his recording of 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, especially for his unique interpretation of the 24th Caprice’s left-hand pizzicato part.

Born in Moscow, Markov studied violin with his beloved father, Alber Markov who was a famous violinist. He became a popular soloist violinist at the age of eight and performed with his father. Both of them were famous violinists.

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Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss

Alison Maria Krauss is a US-based singer, musician and songwriter. At teenage, she developed a great interest for the music industry and won many local contests at the age of 10.

Alison did his first recording at the age of fourteen. In 1985, she signed with the popular Rounder Records. In 1987, she presented her very first solo album. So far, she has released 14 albums and has appeared on a number of soundtracks.

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Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird

Andrew Wegman Bird is a US-based songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. Primarily, he is a violinist but also plays other instruments, such as whistle, glockenspiel and guitar. He is among the most famous violinists of the USA.

He was the writer and performer of “The Whistling Caruso”, which was part of the movie “The Muppets”. Apart from this, Andrew also did the composition score for the TV series “Baskets”. Nowadays, he is in Los Angeles with his family.

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Antonio Pontarelli

Antonio Pontarelli

Antonio Pontarelli is a popular rock violinist, singer and songwriter. He has performed all over the USA as well as across the border as a soloist. Moreover, he collaborated with other famous artists like Jethro Tull and Serj Tankian.

So far, he has received many awards and has won many competition, such as the “America’s Most Talented Kid”.
Moreover, Pontarelli got hired to compose music for Google’s Original 100 YouTube Channels in 2012. The hiring entity was FremantleMedia. The combined views of his videos has crossed 16 million so far.

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Bottom Line

So, this was the list of a few famous violinists from the USA. Hope, you enjoyed reading it.