Seth G.

Seth G. is a twenty eight year old native of Charleston, South Carolina and 2012 graduate of Furman University with a Bachelor’s degree in in Music. He has been featured as a soloist with the Furman Symphony Orchestra, the Southcoast Symphony Orchestra, the Anderson Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Although Seth has been classically trained for many years, he comfortably embraces various genres of music from jazz to pop. As a member of the Snow Jazz Quintet, he opened for Wynton Marsalis at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC. He has also performed alongside Charleston jazz legend, Charlton Singleton on a program sponsored by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Alongside his classical and jazz experience, Seth has a promising career as a contemporary violinist, specializing in pop and hip-hop music. He has performed across the United States at various functions including corporate events, fashion shows and weddings. Notably, Seth performed for Oprah Winfrey and a host of other celebrity guests at a retirement party in New York City for Susan Taylor, former editor of Essence Magazine. He has also performed for NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick’s annual charity event in Charlotte, NC. Internationally, Seth has performed in Venice, Italy and in Toronto, Canada. Seth maintains a strong presence on the music scene in his home city of Charleston with residencies at many of the top venues and nightclubs. His shows have been featured in both the MOJA Arts Festival and the Spoleto Arts Festival. Seth was also an invited participant in the Charleston TEDx conference where his presentation made quite the splash. His original music has been featured in a commercial for Boeing South Carolina after which Boeing sponsored a joint concert featuring him and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Online, Seth has had great success on YouTube with his improvisatory covers of pop and hip-hop songs, reaching over five million cumulative views on his videos and over 30,000 subscribers. He gained national attention after being featured in online articles by ABC and CBS News and has also been featured on popular culture websites such as Yahoo, Reddit, World Star Hip-Hop and Revolt TV. Recently, Seth has been collaborating with fellow hip-hop violinist Daniel D. and they have had multiple videos go viral on Facebook in a short span of time. The duo was also recently invited to perform at the wedding of Muhammad Ali’s son. Seth has released a mixtape of his most popular covers, a holiday album and an original album. He is currently working to release another original album entitled Heartstrings and has chosen to crowd fund the project with a Kickstarter campaign.