I have been around the horn so-to-speak with some really awesome talent using their orchestral instruments to play some mean rock music... I bring you another one this afternoon by name of Caroline Campbell! David Foster Introduces Caroline to the audience and she sets up to perform "Skyfall" from the Ian Flemming 007 classic!!!
Background Bio: Caroline Campbell is an American violinist. She is a soloist and chamber musician who performs and records classical, jazz, film and popular music.
Campbell was born in Albany, New York, and grew up in Hawaii, Nevada, and northern California. She began playing violin in a Suzuki method preschool class at age three. At age eight, she performed solo with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra. As a senior in high school, she was selected as a Presidential Scholar and performed at the Kennedy Center.
She completed high school as a student in the Young Artists Program at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and continued collegiate work at the Cleveland Institute, where she studied with David Cerone and Donald Weilerstein. Campbell transferred to Stanford University in 2000. She studied computer science, logic, linguistics, and psychology. While at Stanford, she worked with Gennady Kleyman. In 2004, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BS in symbolic systems and an MA in sociology.
Campbell performs regularly with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, and is featured in Oblivion on Botti’s latest CD, Impressions. As a guest artist, she has toured five continents with Botti, and joined Barbra Streisand in her 2012 tour. Campbell was a featured guest artist with Andrea Bocelli on his 2012 U.S. tour and performed duets with him in his PBS Great Performances concert in Portofino, Italy, and in the film Love in Portofino.
Campbell is first violinist of the Los Angeles-based Sonus Quartet, a string quartet that fuses diverse musical styles. With the Sonus Quartet, Campbell performed with Stevie Wonder at the Library of Congress, recorded with Norah Jones for her album Little Broken Hearts, performed Crazy with Gnarls Barkley, and recorded film scores such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Spider-Man, and The Lone Ranger
I hope that you enjoy Ms. Campbell and her song, Kerry ___________________________________________________________________________