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Brayden Meng plays Bachs Partita No. 2 in D minor on his violin. He said performing in front of a large audience is essential for him to improve as a musician.

Student, professional musician discuss hardship of performing, ways to be successful in music industry

Royce Brown and Kruti Subbannavar December 11, 2021

Junior Brayden Meng recently played the violin with his non-profit ensemble, WHAM!, at a restaurant venue to give students a platform to display their music. Being part of Camerata, an elite group of orchestra...

A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE:
Sophomore Abigail Ko practices at the IU Jacobs School of Music as a part of the pre-college String Academy program. Ko said there is nothing like the program in Indiana and it’s the best she has experienced.

With in-person classes canceled, sophomores Abigail Ko, Natsume Wu continue to train as violin soloists at Indiana University (IU) pre-college String Academy program

Christian Ledbetter April 23, 2020

Abigail Ko When did you first play violin? “I think I was 5 or 6 and my friend's mom was a violin teacher and I was at that friend's house. I saw a girl come in and she was playing having her lesson...

Freshman Abi Meyyappan plays her carnatic violin. Meyyappan plays with the scroll of the instrument resting on her foot.

Another String To Her Bow: Freshman Abirami “Abi” Meyyappan plays the carnatic violin

Cory Steele, Editor November 17, 2016

Talk a little bit about the instrument you play. I play the Indian carnatic violin. In Indian carnatic music there’s a set of notes, and there are a lot of different sets of the same notes, just in...

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