05 Oct '11, 8am

Violin virtuoso David Garrett's secret to success - the 'P' word

Violin virtuoso David Garrett's secret to success - the 'P' word

SINGAPORE: How do you become one of the fastest violinists in the world? "Practice," said German virtuoso violinist David Garrett, who once held the Guinness World Record for Fastest Violin Player and has made fusing hit rock songs with classical music his calling card in the music industry. Garrett picked up the violin at the tender age of four, became a soloist at eight before running away from home to study music at the prestigious Juilliard School in America when he was just a teenager, even doing a spot of modelling to pay his fees. He went on to carve a name for himself as a crossover musician, playing hard rock songs such as Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and Metallica's "Master of Puppets" on the violin. "I think it is a good way to introduce young people to classical music. And it works. "I see a lot of young people at my classical concerts nowadays," said Ga...

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