Drew Alexander Forde

Violist

Los Angeles, CA
@thatviolakid
19 Played at 19 groupmuses!

Drew Alexander Forde

Violist

About

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.

Music

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

Past groupmuses (19)

  • Virtual Discussion

    Blockchain & the Musician-Entrepreneur with Drew Forde!

    Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Discord
    • Instruments: Forum Discussion
    • Price: Free event

    Happened over 2 years ago

  • Virtual Livestream

    Planetarymuse: Violist Drew Forde

    Friday, Sep 4, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Online
    • Composers: Reger, Bach, Viexutemps
    • Instruments: Solo Viola
    • Price: Free to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 3 years ago

  • Virtual Livestream

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

    Monday, Aug 31, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Online
    • Price: Free event

    Happened over 3 years ago

  • String Quartet in the hills.

    Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 7:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Adams Hill, Glendale
    • Composers: Mendelssohn and Mozart
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 4 years ago

  • Classical Music in Newport Heights

    Friday, Jan 31, 2020 7:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Newport Heights
    • Composers: Beethoven, Shostakovich
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • View Park Salon

    Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 7:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Windsor Hills, View Park-Windsor Hills
    • Composers: Beethoven, Mendelssohn
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Just the Moon & the Music

    Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 5:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles
    • Composers: Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Melrose New Year's Muse

    Monday, Dec 30, 2019 6:00 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Melrose, Los Angeles
    • Composers: Brahms, Beethoven, Mendelssohn
    • Instruments: String quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • The Sax Holiday Party

    Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 7:30 PM PST

    • Neighborhood: Downtown Los Angeles, Los Angeles
    • Composers: Beethoven, Brahms, Mendelssohn
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Inglewood’s Symphony No. 1

    Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 7:45 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Northern Inglewood
    • Composers: Dvorak and Shostakovich
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Amuse Oreille - String Quartet

    Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 7:00 PM PDT

    • Neighborhood: Adams Hill, Glendale
    • Composers: Beethoven, Brahms, or Dvorak
    • Instruments: String Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Peridot Green Winter Exhibition

    Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 7:30 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Upper West Side, New York
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 7 years ago

  • Outdoors

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

    Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Williamsburg
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 8 years ago

  • April Showers

    Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Upper Manhattan, NYC
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 8 years ago

  • I Put a Spell on You...

    Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 8:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 8 years ago

  • Outdoors

    Afternoon Muse in Crown Heights

    Saturday, Oct 3, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 8 years ago

  • Evening of Strings in a Boerum Hill Parlour

    Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 6:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 8 years ago

  • JenEric's Boozie Brunch Groupmuse

    Sunday, Mar 29, 2015 12:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 9 years ago

  • Monthly Groupmuse at Berg'n!

    Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 8:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Crown Heights, Brooklyn
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 9 years ago