Christian Hebel

Violinist Christian Hebel official website: Whether touring the world with rock and pop music legends, recording some of Hollywood’s biggest film scores, soloing with the worlds’s best orchestras, or lending his unique talent to the hottest Broadway shows, national television programs, and Grammy Award winning albums –Christian Hebel is doing just about as much as one man can with a violin.

Featured Reviews 

What made the Sondheim tribute special was its music director and pianist, Sam Davis, my admiration for whom is unbounded. He and Pamela Hunt, the director, had the wit to include a gifted young violinist, Christian Hebel, in the program. Hebel brought great flair to an arrangement by Davis of four waltzes from “A Little Night Music” and, a special treat, the seldom heard but haunting theme from “Stavisky”.
— Howard Kissel, NY Daily News
Symphoria wrapped up its inaugural season May 16 under the baton of principle pops conductor Sean O’Laughlin, with the musicians of Symphoria taking the audience on a tour of the great film scores of the past 75 years. The concert featured internationally renowned violinist Christian Hebel and the Syracuse Pops Chorus, making the experience a triple treat for movie music fans.

Violinist Christian Hebel took the stage for a reading of “Selections from ‘Fiddler on the Roof,’” as arranged by John Williams for the 1971 film. The solo was played with passion and fire

Hebel performed again on “The Kiss” from “Last of the Mohicans” and “Theme from ‘Schindler’s List,” a beautiful, melancholy dialogue between Hebel and Alina Plourde’s English horn solo, which set the audience on its feet. Hebel’s final piece was the sensual tango from “Scent of a Woman,” which was played with precision and artistry on all fronts.
— Linda Loomis, Abel Searor The Post Standard Syracuse
Aerosmith’s “Dream On” with solos from his fantastic band - which included a guitarist, a bassist, a drummer, a saxophonist, and out-of-this-world violinist Christian Hebel.
— Don Charuensy, Las Vegas Sun
All kidding aside, Groban had no trouble sharing the spotlight with his band. A magnificent instrumental of the Aerosmith classic, “Dream On” featuring Christian Hebel on violin, was especially entertaining to watch. Steven Tyler’s ‘voice’ never sounded better, especially on the high notes.
— Ryan Stewart, On Tour Monthly Dallas
Violin soloist Christian Hebel played soulfully with an Irish flair. He transitioned into “Dream On” by Aerosmith with full band accompaniment. I could never have imagined a violin version of “Dream On”, but I can say honestly that it rocked. I really enjoyed it.
— John Rudolph, Back Beat Seattle
Photo by John Rudolph

Photo by John Rudolph

Groban’s band then jammed with “Dream On” which featured violinist Christian Hebel and musical director and guitarist Tariqh Akoni.
— Alan Welding, Pittsburgh Music Magazine
It’s like a spellbinding testament to a song bygone. Hear the violin jamming “Dream On”, Christian shred the bow with his brawn.
— Marisa Williams, Detroit Tourism Examiner
His violinist Christian Hebel completely shredded his bow on an insanely great instrumental version of Aerosmith’s “Dream On”.
— Joanie Cox Henry, Sun Sentinel
Aided greatly by violinist Christian Hebel, Groban’s singing during February Song was stellar.
— Bill Brotherton, Boston Herald

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