“New Violin Blankets” I Have been very busy collecting all the new found fabric from all over the globe and just beginning to add to my… View more
My daughter Morwenna and her partner Jay recently returned from Italy for a CD Release Tour of their newest CD entitled “The Hollow.” The CD was printed and published in Italy and is now slated for release in the USA this Fall!! I have been listening to these fabulous new tunes while making violin and… View more
Bam Slim Case Blanket My Daughter Morwenna received a new case from Santa this past Christmas. It will be the most ideal case for her travels. It is sleek, trim, lightweight, and yet quite sturdy enabling the case to be stored in overhead compartments while flying. She received her new blanket for Valentine’s Day… View more
Woodworks The Danish String Quartet Over the Holidays I discovered this wonderful group of musicians called the Danish String Quartet. The CD is Called Woodworks and it is comprised of beautiful old Scandinavian Folk Tunes performed as a string quartet. The melodies are simple with a touch of melancholy.This CD is a true gem.
Heavy Tango Wanted to share this great selection from violinist Christian Howe’s new CD”Southern Exposure” with special guest Richard Galliano. Two fantastic musicians have teamed up for one incredible work of art. “Heavy Tango “written by Richard Galliano is a tune is definitely influence by the late and great Astor Piazzolla. The Lyricism of this… View more
*** New Silks *** It has been so exciting having my daughter Morwenna home for the summer! Once again my home is filled with beautiful music, love, laughter, and fine Italian and Thai cuisine reflecting summer’s bounty from our vegetable garden. I couldn’t wait to show her the brand new silks that I had just… View more
SUMMER Wanted to share this performance of Vivaldi’s SUMMER by my favorite female violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. It truly captures the essence of the season. Enjoy!!
BUSY AS A BEE After the long winter here in Maine, it has been very difficult for me to tear myself away from the outdoors. I Have been busy with the bees, the flower gardens and planting herbs and many delicious vegetables. It is almost time to harvest the garlic, and sit back and just… View more
The Peacock I had received a request from a customer for a violin blanket made from peacock feather print fabric. I thought that this was such a great idea! What could be more glamorous than a blanket made from the shimmering iridescence of a peacock to adorn one’s instrument. I searched many places until I… View more
Renaud García-Fons I received an incredible CD as a gift from my daughter, Lavinia ,The Marcevolo Solo Concert by Renaud García-Fons. What an incredible Musician! García-Fons is a double bass player. He began playing the double bass at the age of 16 . He described it as an instrument with universally oriented musical calling, not… View more