Long Center Presents

Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour

Mar 7

Event Details

  • Wed, Mar. 7
    7:30 pm

All Ages

The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.

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The Long Center presents an evening with Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour, Wednesday, March 7 in Dell Hall.

“Black Violin upends cultural and musical stereotypes… an unexpected blend of classically trained musicianship and hip-hop beats and inventiveness.” —The Miami Herald

“The duo elicits brilliant music with poignant message for the world.” —Essence

Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” Black Violin has shared stages with top names including Kanye West, Aerosmith and Tom Petty, and has creatively collaborated with the likes of Wu-Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean and Alicia Keys.

The duo composed music for the television series Pitch, which debuted on FOX in 2016, in addition to appearances on HBO’s BallersThe Tonight ShowThe Wendy Williams Show, and The Ellen Show.

In December, Black Violin was announced as the Turnaround Artist for Mary B. Bethune Elementary School in their hometown of Broward County, FL. Turnaround Arts, a national education program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, infuses arts into struggling schools to support overall reform efforts. Founded by President Obama’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities in 2012, the program partners schools with music instrument grants, arts supplies, professional development, musicals, and pairs each school with an artist to provide mentorship, inspiration, and support for the school’s journey in the program. Turnaround Artists include Elton John, Edward Norton, and Yo-Yo Ma, among other highly acclaimed members of the arts community.

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