DENI BONET and ANNETTE HOMANN: "EMBRACING a BRACE of VIOLINS", by RON VAZZANO

EMBRACING A BRACE OF WOMEN ON VIOLINS by Ron Vazzano   When you think of the violin, it’s usually in terms of something classical, something staid— even to the point of being stodgy—melodious, though somewhat somber, and often evocative of a lament in the key of bittersweet. For me, something along the lines of “Ashokan…

'SPOTLIGHT ON" VIOLINIST/FIDDLER ANNETTE HOMANN

Who is Annette Homann?   I’m a classical violinist from Germany. I’ve toured, however, with the Riverdance-like international show Barrage for three years and have since become a fiddler, as well. Last year I began writing music and I enjoy combining the violin with other elements such as singing, acting and dance.   What are…