Violin Stories

Meet Ames, David, and Gibson, three of the finest violins ever created!

Each violin stars in their own fictional story inspired by real-life events.

A Forever Person for Ames

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David the Lopsided Violin

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The Amazing Tale of Gibson

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Visit Violin Stories Play-Along Resources

Jennifer Compton pairs each of her stories with a playlist of musical hits, taking you on a journey from the early 1700’s to the present day.

Jessica Wells weaves arrangements of the curated works together with her own original composition underscoring each story narration.

Mardi McSullea provides further geographical and historical context for the viewer with pen and ink illustrations drawn especially for Violin Stories. 

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Emma McGrath

Violin

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Sercan Danis

Violin

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Greg Stephens

Conductor

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Jane Longhurst

Narrator

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David Nuttall

Oboe

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Andrew Seymour

Clarinet

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Tahnee van Herk

Bassoon

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Gary Wain

Percussion

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Lucy Carrig

Violin

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Anna Roach

Viola

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Ivan James

Cello

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Jessica Wells

Composer & Arranger

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Mardi McSullea

Illustrator

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Jennifer Compton

Story and Creative Concept

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Don Bate

Audio Producer and Sound Engineer

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Brad Harris

Video Editor