Award-winning violinist Rob Landes and pianist Aubry Pitcher perform an incredible live looping violin/piano cover of the popular song «Hallelujah», written by Leonard Cohen.
Rob Landes is an award-winning violinist who started playing the violin at 3 years in Orem, Utah. Born to a large musical family, Rob gave his first solo recital at 10 years old, performed in the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on the Disney Channel with the Disney Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, and founded a piano trio that performed actively throughout his teenage years. Rob has won first prize at numerous music competitions and has soloed with the Utah Symphony, Utah Valley Symphony, San Diego Chamber Orchestra, BYU Philharmonic, and BYU Chamber Orchestra. As a first violinist of the BYU Chamber Orchestra, Rob performed in more than twenty cities throughout central and southern Europe, and as concertmaster of the orchestra, gave a concert to a sold-out audience in New York’s Carnegie Hall. Rob was awarded full scholarships to attend Brigham Young University and Rice University where he earned a Bachelor’s in Music and Master’s in Music, respectively. While studying at Rice, Rob began covering rock and pop music, and upon returning to Salt Lake City after graduation, bought a looper pedal and an amp which he uses to create intricate and stunning arrangements of today and yesterday’s most popular music.
Thank you to Aubry Pitcher for playing piano in this piece! She is an incredible pianist and friend.
Filmed at Castle Park Events Center in Lindon, UT:
Video/music production/marketing by CELADORA: