Sax and Violin
Creating magic with their Sax & Violin Combo
Fusing crossover genres of pop, jazz, and classical–pops
World–class improv violinist Rosemary Siemens and 35–time award–winning jazz saxophonist Eli Bennett have joined forces to create “SaxAndViolin” an exciting musical duo for private and corporate events and parties.
As a solo–violinist, Rosemary Siemens has performed four times at Carnegie Hall, was the first violinist to perform at the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, and has toured the world with the likes of The Canadian Tenors, Marie Osmond, and the Rankin Family.
35–time award–winning jazz saxophonist Eli Bennett has performed twice at the Grammy Awards, shared the stage with the likes of Oscar Peterson and the Neville Brothers, and had one of the top jazz albums in Canada in 2015 with his WCMA–nominated “Jazz Album of the Year” debut, Breakthrough.
Since joining forces in 2014, “SaxAndViolin” has been taking Vancouver’s VIP events by storm, performing exclusive concerts for clients such as Rolls Royce, Lamborghini, Thunderbird Studios, L′Oreal Paris, Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver Fashion Week, Vancouver Club, Holt Renfrew, Cicino, Quoola, Provence, Hawk’s Vineyard, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, and Fashion on Fourth. Whether performing with backing tracks, solo, or with piano accompaniment, SaxAndViolin has the unique ability to perform any song in addition to taking live song requests on the spot.
Combined with their signature warm personalities and high musical accomplishments, Rosemary and Eli have become style icons in high–end fashion and bring a classy elegance to every performance. Whether you’re looking for live music featuring the latest ‘pop radio–hits’, classics from the Great American Songbook, or classical–pops, SaxAndViolin remains the top musical choice for Vancouver’s VIP and corporate events.
Eli Bennett is also available solo or as The Eli Bennett Quartet.