Check out these featured June 2020 black violinists, violists and cellists you should know... 
Damien Escobar 1986-current
Eliesha Nelson-1973-current
Stuff Smith 1909-1967
Canray Fontenot-1922-1995
Sheku Kanneh-Mason-1999-current
Regina Carter 1966-current
Brian King Joseph-1992-current
Black Violin-1981-current
Papa John Creach-1917-1994
Scott Tixier-1986-current
John Blake Jr. 1947-2014
Seth Parker Woods-1984-current
Sudan Archives-1994-current
ThatViolaKid-1991-current
Leroy Jenkins-1932-2007
Tyler Butler-Figueroa-2008-current


















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2Cellos classical /rock cello

Alma Deutscher classical violin/cello/piano

Amihai Grosz classical viola

Antoine Tamestit classical viola

Ayoub Sisters modern viola/cello

Ben Sollee classical/modern cello

Black Violin hip hop violin

Break of Reality modern cello

Brian King Joseph classical/modern violin

Casey Driessen folk violin

Cello Joe modern cello

Chargaux (violin and viola duo) classical/pop violin/viola

Clarice Jensen modern cello

Dave Swarbrick folk violin

David Garrett Pop/classical violin

Eileen Ivers Fiddle violin

Fuse Pop violin

Gaelynn Lea folk violin

Gil Shaham classical violin

Gustavo Dudamel classical conductor

Hilary Hahn classical violin

Hiromi jazz piano

Jan Vogler modern cello

Jasiel Ortiz mariachi

Jennifer Koh classical violin

John Williams film conductor

Joseph Silverstein classical violin

Joyous String Quartet all violin, viola, cello

Karolina Protsenko modern violin

Ken Butler modern violin/cello/piano

Kian Soltani classical cello

Kishibashi pop violin

Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards folk violin/cello

Lawrence Power classical viola

Leila Josefowicz classical violin

Lucia Micarelli classical/modern violin

Mads Tolling jazz violin

Mariachi Flor de Toloache mariachi

Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan mariachi

Mark Wood Rock violin

Maxim Vengerov classical violin

Metalachi mariachi

Michael Coleman Irish violin

Mike Block modern cello

Miri Ben-Ari Pop violin

Natalie Haas and Alasdair Fraser folk cello/violin

Niklas Walentin classical violin

Nicola Benedetti classical violin

Pinchas Zukerman classical violin

Rachel Barton Pine classical/rock violin

Ray Chen violin

Regina Carter jazz violin

Richard Greene folk violin

Roberto Diaz classical viola

Salut Salon string quartet

Sara Watkins Fiddle violin

Sarah Neufeld pop violin

Scott Tixier classical violin

Seth Parker Woods classical/modern cello

Stephane Grappelli Jazz violin

Sudan Archives classical/hip hop violin

Tabea Zimmermann classical viola

ThatViolaKid modern viola

The Five Browns classical piano

The Killdares irish folk group

The Kronos Quartet classical/modern violin/viola/cello

Tina Guo rock/classical cello

Trans-Siberian Orchestra rock/classical violin/piano

Tyler Bulter Figueroa modern violin

Wytold modern cello

Yehudi Menuhin classical violin

Yevgeny Kutik classical violin

Yuri Bashmet classical viola

Zoe Keating modern cello