Il Cannone® for Violin
Designed to bring out the best in your violin, Il Cannone individual strings and sets are available as two versions. The Medium variant has a more moderate tension with an open, colourful, projecting, richer and powerful sound whilst the Soloist brings a fuller tone, with even more presence and focus.
Il Cannone® for Violin
Praised for her “musical verve” (New York Classical Review) and “soaring violin” by the Chicago Classical Review, violinist Charlene Kluegel is a GRAMMY-nominated versatile artist and dedicated educator.
Ms. Kluegel has appeared in concert as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout North America, Germany, Switzerland, and China at venues such as the Strathmore, the Kennedy Center, the Zurich Tonhalle, Ravinia, the Banff Centre, and Orchestra Hall Detroit. She has collaborated with artists such as Jason Vieaux, Robert McDuffie, the Cuarteto Casals, Frank Huang, Sara Laimon, and Michael Kannen.
As the violinist of Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble, she can be heard regularly on local and national radio broadcasts and on Cedille Records and the Dynamic Catholic labels. Always curious to expand her musical horizons, Ms. Kluegel collaborated on Patois’s explorative CD of Latin Jazz “Canto America” which was nominated for a GRAMMY – Best Latin Jazz Album in 2016.
An avid educator, Ms. Kluegel has given masterclasses at the University of Texas Austin, the McDuffie Center for Strings, Bowling Green State University, and Drake University. During the year she teaches violin and chamber music at the Music Institute of Chicago and serves on the faculty at fresh inc. festival at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Rushmore Music Festival during the summer.
Prior to graduating from Cornell University, Ms. Kluegel studied at the Hochschule der Künste Bern. She completed her Master of Music degree under Pamela Frank at the Peabody Institute of Music where she also served as her studio assistant. As a recipient of the Indiana University Artistic Excellence Award, she is a Doctor of Music Candidate at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music under Jorja Fleezanis.
Please visit charlenekluegel.com to find out more about the artist including forthcoming events and an extensive portfolio of images, videos and recorded audio.
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