“Suara biola yang digesek dengan sepenuh hati akan menggetarkan jiwa”
Biola (violin) adalah alat musik gesek dengan suara yang unik, ekspresif, dan romantis. Gesekan biola seakan bercerita bagaimana perasaan pemainnya. Setiap bunyi yang dihasilkan punya cerita dan makna tersendiri. Perasaan senang, sedih, dan bersemangat bisa tergambar dari gesekan biola. Tidak mudah memang menghasilkan suara yang jernih karena biola tidak memiliki garis bantu seperti gitar. Butuh ketekunan dan feeling yang tajam untuk memainkan biola dengan sempurna. Tidak banyak musisi muda (baca: violinist) alias pemain biola yang mampu memainkan biola dengan menyentuh.
Berikut violinist muda yang berbakat dan mengukir prestasi luar biasa:
1. Vanessa Mae
Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn Nicholson (born 27 October 1978), known professionally as Vanessa-Mae, is a British violinist. Her music style is self-described as “violin techno-acoustic fusion”, as several of her albums prominently feature the techno style with the classical style. A former child prodigy, she became a successful crossover violinist with album sales reaching several million, having made her the wealthiest young entertainer in the United Kingdom in 2006.
Vanessa-Mae was born in Singapore to Vorapong Vanakorn, an English hotelier of Thai descent, and Pamela Soei Luang Tan, a Chinese lawyer and semi-professional concert pianist. After her parents separated, her mother married Graham Nicholson, a British attorney who adopted Vanessa-Mae, and the family moved to England when Vanessa-Mae was four years old. She grew up in London and holds British citizenship. She began playing piano at the age of three and violin at five.
Maylaffayza Permata Fitri Wiguna (born 10 July 1976) is an Indonesian pop violinist who is also a singer. She started to learn to play the violin at the age of 9. She gained her singing skills from Bertha, a local Indonesian jazz singer. She had a great number of experience as musician, both on stage and in studio, along with other various local artists. She is said to be close mate of Alvin Lubis, Kikan Namara, and few other musicians that went to a same high school. Her first album was released in January 2008.
3. Iskandar Widjaja
4. Josh Kua
Male, 24 years old, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia .
As a musician, I specialise in violin and piano.
See me on violin – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEgtZmgqZ7k
More photos, information and videos on my fan page – http://www.facebook.com/joshkua.page
Currently completing Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Commerce at Monash University.
5. Daniel Jang
Lindsey Stirling (born on September 21, 1986) is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her YouTube channel, Lindseystomp, which she introduced in 2007. In 2010, Stirling was a quarter-finalist on the fifth season of America’s Got Talent, where she was known as the Hip Hop Violinist.
Since 2010, Stirling has released a self-titled album, an EP, and several singles. She performs a variety of music styles, from classical to pop and hip-hop to electronic dance music. Aside from original work, her discography contains covers of songs by other musicians and various soundtracks.
7. Jun Sung Ahn