Laurie Anderson

NS Design Artist and Electric Violinist Laurie Anderson has carved one of the most varied and storied careers as a truly unique, disparate and creative artists of the late 20th Century and recently receiving the acclaim and notoriety only a visionary as herself could receive, with her first Grammy Award in 2019 and performing as Resident Artistic Director at the SFJAZZ Center in 2020.   The Chicago suburban born Laura Phillips began violin at age five and at 72 years old is still searching and pushing the boundaries with her avante-garde multimedia performances charged with pioneering electronics and eccentric improvisations.

Laurie Anderson – Resident Artistic Director at SFJAZZ Center in 2020 has made landmarked performances with cellist Rubin Kodheli and famed-bassist Christian McBride.
The concert is part of The L.A. Philharmonic’s annual jazz series.

Laurie Anderson, Christian McBride & Rubin Kodheli Trip the Light Fantastic in a Convulsive Set

 

Laurie Anderson Lands Year-Long New York City Residency – Rolling Stone
Laurie Anderson will spend most of 2020 performing a Sunday music series starting February 3rd at Joe’s Pub in NYC as part of their 2020 Vanguard Award and Residency.  “The Public is a nonprofit theater that presents plays and musical performances almost every night of the year, and aims to support New York artists by encouraging exchange across generations and mediums.” – New York Times – Giovanni Russonello

Her 2019 release of “Songs from the Bardo,” based on settings of the Tibetan Book of the Dead has garnered rave reviews in Rolling Stone and Pitchfork magazine.

Laurie Anderson received her first Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance at the 2019 61st Annual Award show.  Her collaboration with the heralded Kronos Quartet on the introspectively titled “Landfall” recounts her experiences with Hurricane Sandy.
https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-laurie-anderson-kronos-quartet-win-grammy-awards-2019-02-10

First performed in 2015, this evening with Laurie Anderson and Philip Glass is a unique musical collaboration. Laurie is one of America’s most renowned – and daring – creative pioneers. She is best known for her multimedia presentations and musical recordings.

Laurie Anderson and Philip Glass will perform in conjunction at the Tibet House US 33rd Annual Benefit Concert on February 26, 2020.
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
57th Street & 7th Avenue
New York (NYC), NY 10019 US
(212) 247-7800
www.carnegiehall.org/
Curated by Philip Glass, the 33rd Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert features Laurie Anderson, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and more. Tickets on sale now.

 

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NS Announces New and Improved Adjustable Chin Rest for the NS Violin!

If you could take all the energy you use to hold your violin and apply it to your playing, would you play differently? Optimal chin rest position is crucial for player comfort. Full adjustment allows each player to customize the chin rest to fit vastly different body shapes and playing styles. Using your hand to overcome the friction of the clamp allows you to experiment to find a desirable chin rest angle. The chin rest can tilt forward and back, as well as left and right.

The clamping screws in the center of each hub can be adjusted to provide the desired amount of friction to insure that the chin rest does not move in use.

Using the 5/32″ hex wrench (provided) to adjust the level of friction, the chin rest position can also be moved closer or further from the instrument. It can also be rotated more to the center or more to the side.

To order an Adjustable Chin Rest for your NS Violin contact your NS Design Dealer or Find A Dealer here.