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About The Modern Duo
Playing music from both ends of the spectrum, our Violin and Guitar Modern Duo has been serenading our clients at weddings, live entertainment events, corporate events, and special events for over 5 years. John and Mathias are outstanding musicians sure to delight you and your guests with a live performance. Their music genre ranges from classical music to contemporary hits, making them a perfect choice for wedding ceremonies, cocktail hour, luncheons, and dinner reception. They also accommodate customized playlist and song requests.
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John has traveled the world as a solo recording artist, sideman to the stars, and guitar clinician. His performances have shared the bill with notable artists around the globe, including the legendary Chet Atkins, Cirque du Soleil and Corrinne May. His session playing can be heard on countless artists’ recordings, including No. 1’s, gold and platinum status, tracked at studios from Atlanta to Nashville and from Hawaii to Los Angeles. Television credits include performances on major and local networks along with million viewer live TV broadcasts (CBS & Others) and live DVD projects. John attended the Berklee College of Music, is a voting member of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYs) and is a Warner Music recording artist.
Mathias has over 30 years of violin training in the areas of orchestral, contemporary, jazz, fusion, rock, trance, drum & bass and blues. He is a graduate from the Berklee College of Music with a B.M. in Film Scoring and has additional studies from the San Francisco Conservatory and California State University, Fullerton. On screen, Mathias has performed and appeared for video showcased at the Grand Ole Opry and has opened up for prestigious names such as Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Josh Turner, and the legendary Glen Campbell.