Thursday, May 9th, 2013 - Animato Strings

Animato Strings in Kelvin Grove, Brisbane are holding a free concert to celebrate the launch of their new range of electric string instruments. Animato Strings have been a stronghold for string players in Australia for years, supplying quality instruments, accessories and services to players of all ages and levels. The Animato Electravaganza Concert will feature a number of artists and range of musical styles to suit many tastes and will be an exceptional display of the electric instrument which is fast coming into favour.

Animato Strings are pleased to present for the Concert's main program act Vino Veritas, featuring Nik Almenor on Guitar and Chris Gillespie on Violin. Both accomplished instrumentalists, the two combine Latin rhythms with folk, pop and jazz fiddle elements making for an interesting, mostly improvised format. This lively, spirited music comes from many different times and places and Dietrich Lasa, Director of Animato Strings promises it to be a concert not to miss! Supporting will be Julian Wong on Cello with his Meditation of Voice and C String, and there will also be a short electric string quartet performance presenting Animato's range of Yamaha Silent String Instruments.

 The Animato Electravaganza Concert will occur on the 25th of May from 6-8pm at Animato Strings in Bishop Street, Kelvin Grove, with complimentary wine and cheese from 5:30pm. This free evening of excellent string music will be one not to be missed so come along and enjoy with friends. 

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Animato Strings

Dietrich Lasa, founder of Animato, immigrated to Australia in 1985 as a professional string player and joined the Queensland Symphony Orchestra before starting his String Instrument business 8 years later.

Animato has been in the business of providing String Instruments for almost 20 years. Animato Strings recently moved from their location on Musgrave Road, Red Hill, to Unit 9 / 62 Bishop Street, Kelvin Grove, QLD 4059.

Animato has been serving private musicians and educational institutions since its beginnings in 1993 when Dietrich started the business from his garage. It quickly emerged from there and soon became Australia's favourite String Instrument supplier.

Dietrich Lasa
P: 07 3876 3877
M: 0449727570


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