Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Is our great honour to have Mr Brian Larson visit MAMA TREBLE CLEF STUDIO.He came here to buy violin bow master and Supersensitive Pinnacle Violin Strings.Intro about him-Since 2003, Brian Larson has been a member of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra’s 1st Violins, as well as performing regularly in their Chamber Music series. Brian has also been an invited guest instructor in Indonesia for the Bandung Music Camp, giving private lessons, master classes and chamber music coachings. This has also included collaboration in concert with pianist Sam Haywood of Britain, and French cellist Damien Ventula, in chamber works.
Brian began studies on violin at the age of 4 years old in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, with one of the first classes of Suzuki violin in that region. He went on to become concertmaster of the local youth orchestra and university orchestra eventually before moving to do his Bachelor in Music at McGill University in Montreal. He studied under Mauricio Fuks there, as well as Tom Williams, and Vladimir Landsman at the University of Montreal. His experiences in Montreal included several summer seasons playing with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.
On top of these instructors, Brian has enjoyed the coaching of Jean Jacques Kantorow, Taras Gabora and Yuri Mazurkevich at summer music festivals, and in Vancouver from Gwen Thompson, & Gerald Stanick, following graduation. Prior to joining the MPO, he had been more than a decade with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. In Canada, Brian’s musical activities included over 100 solo concerts with piano as the “Encore Duo”, and two CD recordings. He was also very involved in the studio recording industry for film, televion and popular music, both playing, and writing string arrangements. He has written string arrangements most recently for Chad Kroeger and Nickelback, as well as recording or performing with a huge variety of popular artists including: Bryan Adams, The Cranberries, Nickelback, Motley Cru, Smokey Robinson, Nathalie Cole, Andrea Bocceli, The Moody Blues, Our Lady Peace, Spirit of the West, and many others.
Brian has had an avid interest in music education for many years, and has been developing software over the past few years with American cellist Robert Choi in the area of practice tools for young violinists and cellists. The software is scheduled to be released in 2010.We are looking forward to work with him in the future and wish him all the best in his musical career.