Hilary Hahn + Hula Hoop

Edited: December 4, 2018, 3:13 PM · It turns out that mighty Ms. Hahn can play paganini while playing with a hula hoop

From what I read, it was not practiced before. Some guy in the TwoSet violin audience brought the hula hoops and gave them to TwoSet violin and Hahn at some moment during the show.

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December 2, 2018, 10:45 AM · Holy moly...
December 2, 2018, 1:16 PM · Thanks, very cool!
December 2, 2018, 4:50 PM · Well, if one can play Paganini like her, hula-hop is jus tone step away. It is a testament of being completely relaxed and at the same time agile while playing violin.
December 2, 2018, 4:58 PM · Thanks for posting that clip Demian as it was fun to watch.
December 2, 2018, 5:18 PM · We had a top soloist doing something entertaining while playing.

We now need a top luthier doing the same, possibly pushing it to new level.

December 2, 2018, 6:09 PM · That just proves HH is as good as Lindsey Stirling. Almost.
December 2, 2018, 11:10 PM · That was awesome and fun! Thanks for posting it!
December 3, 2018, 3:30 AM · Great. Its always good to have a sense of humour
December 3, 2018, 5:43 AM · I cannot do hula hoop even without playing :D
December 3, 2018, 9:30 PM · Would love to see this, but won’t using Facebook to do it.
Edited: December 4, 2018, 3:16 PM · Here's longer version on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y9rAjheQw4
Edited: December 4, 2018, 2:29 AM · Clearly this will be part of the audition process soon.

Not just can you play Paganini 24 faster than a chain saw, but can you do it while keeping a hula hoop up?

December 4, 2018, 6:32 AM · Actually it proves HH's childhood wasn't entirely wasted. :)
December 4, 2018, 3:16 PM · So amazing, I can barely keep the hoola hoop going for more than a minute, much less play my fiddle while doing so! Here is another one from a good angle:

Edited: December 17, 2018, 12:25 AM · To feel completely inadequate, I just watched Hilary Hahn doing TwoSet Violin's Ling Ling workout:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwsnIoFXrt0
December 17, 2018, 6:32 AM · That video is awesome! In which she out-Stirlings Stirling. :-)
December 17, 2018, 6:52 PM · To be fair, three of them were playing and she was the one who dropped the hoop.
December 18, 2018, 6:29 AM · Yes, but but not during playing :)
And her tone more than made up for it.

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