Interview with Composer Gwendolyn Przyjazna

Interview with Composer Gwendolyn Przyjazna

Gwendolyn Przyjazna [pshi-YAH-znah] is the 17 year old composer of “Concertina for violin and strings”, which was performed by the Young Peoples Chamber Orchestra in May of this year. The performance was the first public performance of any of...
Jon Berger Plays an Original Country Dance

Jon Berger Plays an Original Country Dance

Sebastopol fiddler Jon Berger composed this tune the style of an English Country Dance.  He is joined here by Rebecca King on piano; Jon and Rebecca are two thirds of the band Persons of Quality.  Jon’s wife Kalia Kliban, who made the pegs on the Redwood Violin, is a...

New Theme tune for The Redwood Violin

I’m very excited to be able to add a theme tune to the Redwood Violin videos. High school Junior, Gwendolyn Thalia Przyjazna, composed this musical signature which I feel captures the optimistic and exploratory essence of the Redwood Violin Project. Redwood...