Thurmond Director’s Prize for the Best Young Artist in the State of Kentucky. Besides performing for the governor of Kentucky on his inauguration day, Kevin made several national radio and television appearances, including “From the Top” on NPR and NBC’s “Today” Show. In 2006 (as a 17-year-old), he has already performed at Carnegie Hall twice– on two different instruments. In early 2009, he was named runner-up in the “Celebrate an Collaborate with Yo-Yo Ma” International Competition, coming in second place of over 400 submissions, 90% by professional musicians and composers, for his submission of a hip-hop cello/beatbox rendition of Dona Nobis Pacem. As a cellist who can simultaneously beatbox, Kevin has also recently had several notable performance opportunities, opening for Drake, KRS-One, N.E.R.D./Pharell and Wale.
and performing for United States Embassy officials as part of a collaboration with Beijing Contemporary Dance Theater and the Beijing New Music Ensemble to celebrate President Obama’s first official trip to China. Now Kevin is back, and ready to take his sound straight to the top. After offers from all over the country, to universities leaping to the chance to get him to join their music programs, Kevin is ready to embark an an all new adventure he’s never done: turning his musical passions into a full-fledged career and production. By combining his eclectic skills as a musician and his hip-hop roots, he will be releasing a series of mixtapes featuring notable mainstream acts you hear on your radio. Be prepared for that one-two punch Read more on Last.fm.
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