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Simply Three

Artist Summary:

Performance Type:  Instrumental Ensemble
Performance Style(s):  Classical Pop
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Hailed by the Boston Philharmonic, “They’ve got what it takes” says it all for this new and invigorating string trio. Comprised of violinist Glen McDaniel, cellist Zack Clark, and bassist Nicholas Villalobos, Simply Three is redefining string music. Each musician has won numerous awards, trained with world-renowned artists, and performed with symphonies across the nation.

Simply Three came together in 2010, blending innovative arrangements of classical music with today’s popular songs. In 2011, they released their first self-published album, which sold worldwide. In 2012, they were awarded a grant from Arizona State University in support of publishing their arrangements and creating educational videos.

Simply Three is dedicated to enhancing the classical music experience and educating the next generation of musicians. Their commitment to education and fresh approach to fusing pop and classical music have inspired thousands of young audiences across the nation. By incorporating their classical virtuosity and captivating style they have created a renewed excitement for instrumental music. Their innovative programming in includes original songs by Adele, Coldplay, Gotye, Puccini, and even original compositions. In addition to fusing classical and pop music, they dazzle their audiences with virtuosic flair, including high-energy fiddle music, music of the opera, and original compositions.



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"Take Me To Church"
"Somewhere Only We Know"

More Video Clips (YouTube):

Wake Me Up

Promotional Video

Counting Stars


Rolling in the Deep



Audio Samples (MP3 Format):

Counting Stars


I'm Yours

I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Rolling in the Deep

Viva La Vida


The Christmas Song

Jingle Bells

Sleigh Ride

Winter Wonderland



Huffington Post article


Coming Soon!


Simply Three Generic Press Release

Bios (MS Word Doc)
Hospitality Rider (MS Word Doc)
Poster Template (Photoshop file, 72 MB)

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