Counting Stars - OneRepublic (violin/cello/bass cover)
The Christmas Song (violin/cello/bass cover)
Blending innovative arrangements of classical music with today’s popular songs, Simply Three offers a fresh approach and an entertaining program for all ages. Comprised of violinist Alex Weill, cellist Zack Clark, and bassist Nicholas Villalobos, Simply Three came together in 2010. They released their first self-published album in 2011 and have earned critical and popular acclaim across the US. Hailed by the Boston Philharmonic, “They’ve got what it takes,” Simply Three is capturing the essence of quality programming and entertainment. By incorporating their classical virtuosity and captivating style, they have created a renewed excitement for instrumental music.
Their programming includes a variety of invigorating arrangements of popular songs by Adele, Coldplay, Gotye, to name a few, as well as Operatic favorites, virtuosic fiddle music and original compositions. Each member of the trio is personally dedicated to enhancing the classical music experience and educating the next generation of musicians. Their commitment to musical excellence, entertainment, and fresh approach to fusing pop and classical music, have inspired thousands of audiences across the nation.
You can learn more about Simply Three at at http://simplythreemusic.com/
Our TEDxLaSierraUniversity team first came across Simply Three after word of their successful KickStarter campaign “to record an EP, film three music videos, and launch a fall tour,” reached the mainstream media. Our audience can look forward to both a performance and a talk from this dynamic group of musicians.