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'Aerial Violinist' Janice Martin

News: Fun article about someone who combined her talents as a violinist and a gymnast.

From Laurie Niles
Posted September 15, 2010 at 05:51 PM

Here's a fun article about someone who combined her talents as a violinist and a gymnast. Enjoy!

http://www.timescolonist.com/Aerial+violinist+carves+unique+niche/3526904/story.html

From Raphael Klayman
Posted on September 15, 2010 at 11:25 PM

I know her! She's an excellent violinist.

From Dion Ackermann
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 01:10 AM

A flexible young gymnast called Martin

Hangs upside down playing the violin 

Splitting to extremity

A picture of femininity 

When her sacro-iliac touches her cranium

From Patricia Baser
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 01:56 AM

She was a soloist in Macon a couple years ago.  It was very strange.  

From Smiley Hsu
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 02:09 AM

Here she is on youtube

www.youtube.com/watch

From Tom Holzman
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 12:57 PM

She did an excellent classical recital at my synagogue some years ago.   What a talent!  Beat that, Heifetz.

From Rosalind Porter
Posted on September 16, 2010 at 05:33 PM

Ohhh.... as someone who has absolutely no head for heights and who hated physical education at school with a vengeance, I can only admire her talents!    I'd be TERRIFIED of dropping my violin and bow.

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