Trans-Siberian Orchestra co-founder Mark Wood is coming to Brunswick to teach, inspire and perform with our orchestra students on his amazing Viper violin! Join us for this memorable concert, complete with electrified holiday music as well as classic rock tunes! 7th grade Orchestra, Honors Chamber Orchestra and BHS Philharmonia Strings are performing on Tuesday, December 12th. There will be an electric violin raffle (tickets for sale at event in lobby), as well as Electrify Your Strings/Mark Wood merchandise for sale in the lobby.
Celine Dion: “It’s amazing what he can do with a violin and a bow!” Jay Leno - “Itzhak Perlman pulling his hair out, ladies and gentlemen!” CBS News - “You gotta see this guy to believe it!” Entertainment Tonight - “Incredible musician!” CBS Sunday Morning - “Moving violin into the future” Time Magazine - “Funk metal violin at its very best” Yngwie Malmsteen: “This music is totally different from anything else I’ve heard! Totally different . . . something no one else has done. MARK WOOD’s done that! It’s great!” USA Networks - “We use his music all the time and LOVE IT!” In an industry where originality is a highly prized commodity, recording artist, performer, producer, inventor and Emmy-winning composer Mark Wood is truly an original. He began his career with a full scholarship to the prestigious Juilliard School in New York and had the privilege of studying under Maestro Leonard Bernstein at the Tanglewood Music Program. Mark is currently starring in a national television ad campaign for Pepsi. The music track is a Kanye West produced hip hop version of "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" (featuring the rapper Nas). As an electric violinist, Mark Wood is a highly acclaimed international recording artist who has released six CDs of his highly original music, showcasing his unique approach to the electric violin playing on his own line of patented instruments; he has toured and recorded with many of the industry's most prominent performers. In addition to touring with Celine Dion, where he was featured on a duet with her on the song "To Love You More," Mark was also string arranger on two of her records. He was the featured violinist in Billy Joel's video "All About Soul," appeared on "MTV Unplugged" with Lenny Kravitz, and has performed with Everclear in a live special for New York radio station WPLJFM. Mark is also lead electric violinist and an original member of the multi-platinum-selling symphonic rock group Trans- Siberian Orchestra, and has performed in front of millions of people with the group since their inception over 10 years ago. CONTACT: P.O. Box 2074 • Port Washington, NY 11050 Phone: 516.767.6677 • Fax: 516.767.3302 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.markwoodmusic.com www.woodviolins.com www.electrifyyourstrings.com Mark Wood on tour with Celine Dion performing the duet “To Love You More” Electric Violinist Composer International Recording Artist Instrument Manufacturer Educator