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BYU's hip-hop violin sensation stomps to astounding 110 million YouTube views

August 08, 2012
source: Deseret News

A local BYU student is giving traditional violin music a modern makeover and gathering a substantial fan base while she's at it.

Lindsey Stirling, a self-proclaimed "hip-hop violinist," has become a YouTube sensation. Her video, "Crystallize," has received more than 23 million views in the past five months, and her most recent video, a cover of the Phantom of the Opera theme, has earned more than 700,000 views in just six days.

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carolnan said...

08:38 AM
on Aug 09, 2012

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This is awesome!

deniselie said...

09:26 AM
on Aug 09, 2012

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She is an adorable little 'pixie' with such an amazing talent. I hope she goes far !

jbafaith said...

09:31 AM
on Aug 09, 2012

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Wow! This is beautiful! The setting, the music, the dancing - all of it! said...

10:27 PM
on Aug 09, 2012

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Wow!!! She is awsome.

redrock2 said...

09:45 PM
on Aug 12, 2012

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Beautiful & Inspiring. I would love to see more of this extraordinary talent!!!

corncake said...

08:59 AM
on Aug 14, 2012

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Majic!!!just aewsome.

kathyfromlv said...

03:42 PM
on Aug 15, 2012

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I loved it. Very creative and fun to watch. I'd love to visit those Ice Castles. They look amazing.

jdq said...

02:15 PM
on Aug 20, 2012

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Excellent video. Outstanding violin/dance performance. Two thumbs up!

eddy said...

05:57 AM
on Aug 21, 2012

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love love love
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