Vol. 2 Campaign Launched
After much preparation, the campaign for A Violin's Life, Vol. 2 has launched. Please check out the project here, and thank you for considering helping out again!... Read more
No doubt you are all aware of the tragic event last Monday night in which the violin was stolen in an armed robbery. I wanted to make sure... Read more
Thanks to Violinist.com!
For including us in their Holiday Gift Guide. AVL makes a great gift any time of year.
Thank you all again for your continued support of this project. Stay in... Read more
SiriusXM and Press update
If you haven't seen them yet, AVL continues to get great press, including some nice reviews in The Strad, Strings Magazine, the Irish Times, and... Read more
I thought I'd post another quick update now that most rewards have been dispersed and the actual campaign is winding down. We got a little delayed on the... Read more
Update, and some news
Just another quick update and some exciting news.
All remaining rewards will be going out by the end of the month. Apologies for the slight delay, but we're... Read more
Today we launch the official online resource for A Violin's Life. It's much more comprehensive than the info in the booklet, so happy reading!
Please go here... Read more
A big week.
By now you all received the advance download link; in addition, the advance CDs have been mailed, and you'll be receiving it shortly if you have not already.... Read more
Dear friends and backers,
By now all of you will have received a survey question via email asking for your contact info so we can supply your rewards. If you... Read more
A little taste.
Now that editing's pretty much wrapped up I thought I'd post a couple of small samples from the Schumann Sonata and Lipinski Caprice. We're still shooting for an... Read more
Let the editing begin.....
Apologies for the delay in updating, but since we finished recording there hasn’t been a whole lot to report until we got all the material together. But now that everything’s... Read more
A few pictures.
After all the months of preparation, we finished the whole thing in two days. Hopefully it won't sound that way when it's released.....
Attached are a few pictures from the... Read more
Day 2 of recording.
And as it turns out, we'll probably finish today.Things went pretty fast even though yesterday was a workout, so we're hoping to wrap it up this afternoon with works of... Read more
Thanks to all of you, we're less than two weeks away from recording. Off to NYC this week for some rehearsals, then the actual sessions occur on 17-19th. I'll be... Read more
To all my devoted backers, for helping raise just over $33,000 towards making this idea a reality. It is extremely gratifying and heartening to me that a project I wholeheartedly... Read more
Thanks to all of you, we reached our goal yesterday. I'm gratified and humbled by the tremendous support and enthusiasm this project has engendered, so please accept my heartfelt thanks.... Read more
Just a quick update today to remind you all that the campaign ends in 4 days! We're at 75% right now so I'm very hopeful we'll meet... Read more
Home Stretch, and the man himself.
With 11 days to go, we're at $17,000 thanks to your interest and generosity. I'm confident there will be a flurry of activity in the coming week, so... Read more
Dear beloved backers:
With a little over two weeks to go, we’re at about $16,500, thanks to your generosity. Based on my informal research, campaigns such as this one tend... Read more
Thanks to all of you, we're over $16,000 with 24 days to go. For this week's update, I thought it would be interesting to post some information about Evi Liivak,... Read more
Week 5 update: Julius, Jr.
First off, I want to welcome all the new backers from this week, and thank everyone again for the generous support. Thanks to you, we're very close to 50% funded,... Read more
Week 4 update.
We're at about $12,800 thanks to all of you, with 38 days to go.
In today's update I'm including some information on the Dutch composer Julius Röntgen. His father Engelbert... Read more
Week two. Still going strong.
After two weeks, we're now at $11,700 or so, thanks to all of you! In each update I'll try and include a little more detail about the recording. Today here's ... Read more
Week One update!
First, huge thanks again for backing this project. We've just about finished the first week and we're 10% funded, so that's great.
To keep the momentum going, please... Read more
Special thanks to all of you who donated over $1200 in just the first day! Please spread the word and pass on the link, and thank you all so much... Read more