Drew Alexander Forde

Musician


Los Angeles, CA
Violist
@thatviolakid
20 Followers
19 Played at 19 groupmuses!

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Violist Drew Alexander Forde, known online as ThatViolaKid, has a reputation not only as an accomplished performer but also as one of classical music’s most recognizable online brands. Profiled in outlets like Thrillist, WNYC, the Detroit Free Press, and Strings Magazine, he was named “one of the titans of Classical Music Instagram” by National Sawdust Log and was called “the future of our field” by Sphinx Organization president Afa Dworkin.

Forde has shared the stage with A-List stars like Alicia Keys, Ariana Grande, JoJo, Roddy Ricch, Janelle Monae, Camila Cabello, and many others. In addition to earning recording credits for John Legend’s Grammy Award-Winning album, Bigger Love, Drew has also recorded with the late Mac Miller on The Divine Feminine, IDK’s album Is He Real, and Kota The Friend’s album, Everything.

Traditional Repertoire

Cello Suites Nos. 1, 2, 3, & 4- Johann Sebastian Bach

Capriccio pour alto seul- Henri Vieuxtemps

Dvorak American Quartet

Mendelssohn Quartet Op. 12; Op. 13; Op. 44, No.1; Op. 80

Schubert Cello Quintet

Dvorak Quintet in G Major

Shostakovich Piano Quintet

Dvorak "American" String Quartet

Vaughn Williams Piano Quintet

Shostakovich String Quartets 1, 3, and 8

Mendelssohn Viola Quintet in Bb

Mendelssohn Octet

Mozart Viola Quintet

Mozart Clarinet Quintet

Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Durufle Prelude, Recitative, and Variations

Schumann Fairytails

Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18, Nos. 1-6

Brahms String Quartet No. 1

Smetana Quartet (I)

Schubert "Trout" Quintet

Schubert "Rosamunde" String Quartet No. 13

Videos

Performed groupmuses (19)

Blockchain & the Musician-Entrepreneur with Drew Forde!

  • Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 12:00 PM
  • Discord

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Planetarymuse: Violist Drew Forde

  • Friday, September 4, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • Online Los Angeles, CA

This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

(Free) Planetarymuse Forum: Carmen Johnson-Pajaro + Drew Forde

  • Monday, August 31, 2020, at 8:30 PM
  • Online Los Angeles, CA

This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

String Quartet in the hills.

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Adams Hill, Glendale

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

View Park Salon

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at 7:30 PM
  • Windsor Hills, View Park-Windsor Hills View Park-Windsor Hills, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Just the Moon & the Music

  • Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 5:30 PM
  • Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

The Sax Holiday Party

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Inglewood’s Symphony No. 1

  • Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 7:45 PM
  • Northern Inglewood Inglewood, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Amuse Oreille - String Quartet

  • Saturday, August 24, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • Adams Hill, Glendale Glendale, CA

This groupmuse happened almost 3 years ago

Classical Music in Newport Heights

  • Friday, January 31, 2020, at 7:00 PM
  • Newport Heights Newport Beach, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Melrose New Year's Muse

  • Monday, December 30, 2019, at 6:00 PM
  • Melrose, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Peridot Green Winter Exhibition

  • Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Upper West Side, New York New York, NY

This groupmuse happened over 5 years ago

Those who want to sing will always find a song / Fiddler on the roof!

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Williamsburg NY

This groupmuse happened almost 6 years ago

April Showers

  • Saturday, April 16, 2016, at 7:00 PM
  • Upper Manhattan, NYC New York, NY

This groupmuse happened about 6 years ago

I Put a Spell on You...

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015, at 8:30 PM
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn brooklyn, New York

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago

Afternoon Muse in Crown Heights

  • Saturday, October 3, 2015, at 12:00 PM
  • Prospect Heights, Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago

Evening of Strings in a Boerum Hill Parlour

  • Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 6:30 PM
  • Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Brooklyn, New York

This groupmuse happened over 6 years ago

JenEric's Boozie Brunch Groupmuse

  • Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 12:00 PM
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY

This groupmuse happened about 7 years ago

Monthly Groupmuse at Berg'n!

  • Thursday, March 19, 2015, at 8:00 PM
  • Crown Heights, Brooklyn Brooklyn, NY

This groupmuse happened over 7 years ago