Uptown Violins

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Behind the Scenes with Uptown Violins

This month, we’re delving into the origins of Uptown Violins! The founders, Brittany Peterson and Kerri Parr, share some of their memories, advice, and inspiration in this fun, behind-the-scenes video. Grab a pumpkin spice latte, enjoy a new violin cover, and check it out to find the answers to our Uptown Violins Quiz!

Quiz: How well do you know Uptown Violins?

  1. In what establishment did Brittany and Kerri first discuss the idea of Uptown Violins?
  2. Who actually came up with the name? (This one may come as a surprise!)
  3. What are musical “mashups?”
  4. At what age did the members of Uptown Violins begin to play music?
  5. What other instrument did they play growing up?
  6. How many brothers and sisters does Allison Peterson have? (Check out the throwback picture to The Sound of Music!)
  7. What was the name of Allison’s musical ensemble growing up?
  8. What was the name of the pre-Uptown Violins group when the girls were little?
  9. Is Uptown Violins limited to violins?
  10. Who inspired Brittany for her mashups? And Kerri?

Special Thanks to Heather Deiter of FeatherFoxCreations for the videography.