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In my latest Violin Geek Podcast episode, I interview acclaimed viola soloist Brett Deubner, listening to and discussing choice tracks from his recent albums "Mother Earth" and "Transfiguration," learning about his experience working with composers and debuting new music, and sharing tips for performance confidence, moving past setbacks, and creating a clear viola tone whether as a soloist, in an ensemble, or on recording.

Links from the episode:

Learn more about Brett Deubner and purchase his recordings, please visit 

Learn more about Brett's online viola course

The "Mother Earth" album:

The "Transfiguration" album:

Stanley Grill, the composer of the pieces featured on "Transfiguration":

Judith Markovich, the composer of the "Remember" track:

Maurizio Bignone, the composer of the "Mother Earth" track:

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