Geoffrey Castle

Geoffrey Castle is a pioneer on the electric six-string violin.

Introduced to the instrument at the age of eight, Castle has never looked back. From street musician in New York and Paris to performer in a Tony Award-winning Broadway production, this virtuoso has released 12 albums on his own record label, and (in collaboration with T.F. Barrett) invented a six-string electric violin

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Playing a Violin Outside the Box

Geoffrey Castle aims to shatter people’s preconceived notions of what is possible on a violin. With a strong interest in […]

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