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Abigail Shelton

Abigail Shelton is a Berklee College of Music alumna with a Bachelor of Music in Film Scoring and in Violin Performance. Abigail enjoys writing music for movies, TV shows, plays, video games, dance, her own music videos, and other forms of media. She has been a participant of the Composing for the Screen 2019: A Film Scoring Mentorship Program in New York City, where she studied a wide variety of compositional styes from the Juilliard professor, Rick Baitz.

Additionally, she interned with renowned Yuval Ron in January 2020. In this internship, she was an assistant music editor and recording engineer, and continued to greatly increase her music composition skills. Abigail has played violin in venues including the Boston Symphony Hall and the Berklee Performance Center. Additionally, she has played pop, rock and classical music for a wide variety of events and shows with her electric and acoustic violin in California, including the touring country group, Young Guns, a tribute band to superstars of country music. She also had the experience of playing music on her violin in a variety of styles including Irish, Scottish, Old Time fiddle, and Bluegrass. She has studied with renowned musicians including Darol Anger, a founding member The David Grisman Quintet and Matt Glaser, who has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma and many others. Abigail loves teaching music. She is very grateful for her incredible mentors who helped her develop her own style of music. Her goal is for her students to have a great understanding of technique and music theory and to inspire students to learn and develop a passion for playing music.

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