A lot of preparation, practicing, networking, and performing!
But now, it is all coming together. So what are the new projects, you ask?
Firstly there's Velvet Starship, which is going to blow your mind. We've just started rehearsing and we're already sounding fantastic - by the time we hit Berlin (or beyond) with a show, it is going to be dynamite. Drums, keys, guitars, vocals, and myself on cello. Not your typical band exactly, but we're not out to be typical.
Check out some recordings of rehearsals on the website and keep checking back here or there for when our shows will be posted!
If the tickets are too steep for you, or if you've got work on Tuesday, or perhaps if you can't wait to hear us live, we've got a preview gig coming up at Soupanova on October 23rd with just the three of us. It will be rad!
And if that wasn't enough, there is more. Those three band projects are super and will be testing my improvisation skills and rocking out skills, but I am still a classical cellist at heart. In November, exact date and location TBA, I'll have a debut concert with the lovely Joy Stuhr on piano. We're building up a program now... more on that soon, since we still have to decide between a few pieces to come up with the perfect selection of beautiful music. Stay tuned for what we'll do next...
There are a few other projects getting themselves on their feet, but until they're a bit more fixed I'll wait and let you know about them later. Best not to let all the cats out of the bag all at once, right?