Classical virtuoso and crossover violinist featured backing Voice winner for 2nd consecutive season
Online PR News – 02-July-2013 – Los Angeles, CA – Adding to a series of featured performances on hit shows like Dancing with The Stars, American Idol, America’s Got Talent, and Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, Christine Wu has now performed as the featured fiddler backing The Voice Season 4 winner Danielle Bradbery on The Tonight Show.
The June 19, 2013 performance was Wu’s second time backing a Voice winner on The Tonight Show; Wu also backed Season 3 winner Cassadee Pope on The Tonight Show in December, 2012.
A regular string instrumentalist on The Voice, Christine Wu had the opportunity to observe Danielle on set during the Season 4 competition.
Wu shared, “It was amazing to watch Danielle's development during the whole Voice season. She has a beautiful vocal sound and a brilliant future ahead of her.”
A violinist since age 3, Wu made the risky decision in 2006 to leave her tenured position with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, to pursue a career in the recording, television, and film industry. She has since composed, arranged, and performed strings with a long and diverse list of A-list musical artists, including David Foster, Paul Anka, AR Rahman, Justin Timberlake, and Kelly Clarkson, to name a just few.
Christine Wu is also a composer, cellist, filmmaker, and ballerina. She is currently working with producer and songwriter Courtney Blooding to complete her first original EP. She also recently completed recording sessions with GRAMMY Award winning composer Lorne Balfe for upcoming film, Blackwell.
In addition to continuing her work in the recording industry, Wu produces artistic films featuring her original musical compositions and dance.
About Christine Wu - Christine Wu is a concert violinist, cellist, composer, string arranger, and studio musician for records, film, television and live performance.
Her signature style combines knowledge and virtuosity from classical training with an ability to improvise and adapt the violin to musical genres ranging from Mozart to Metallica. These abilities, combined with her captivating stage presence, perfect pitch, and mastery of sound production and engineering, have led to her becoming one of the most in-demand musicians in Hollywood today.
Christine Wu is seen regularly on shows such as The Voice, American Idol, America’s Got Talent, Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, the GRAMMY Awards Telecast, The Tonight Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
She’s appeared and recorded with legendary artists, including : Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Bono, Usher, Kelly Clarkson, Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand, Peter Gabriel, Placido Domingo, Michelle Williams, Earth Wind & Fire, Heather Headley, k.d. lang, Eric Benet, Martina McBride, David Sancious, Lyle Lovett, Johnny Mathis, and Annie Lennox. Christine can be heard on numerous recordings, television and motion picture soundtracks, including Lara Croft Tomb Raider, Lifetime Television’s Project Five, Ron Howard’s Academy Award Nominated When You Find Me, Sex in the City 2, and the upcoming PBS documentary, Salinger. She’s toured arenas such as London’s O2, Wembley, Santiago’s Movistar Arena and Toronto’s Air Canada Centre as solo violinist, cellist and keyboardist for Paul Anka, David Foster and Slumdog Millionaire composer AR Rahman.
For more information visit www.WuTunes.com