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Gemini Duo Becomes a Trio for July 30th Atherton Concert

  Gemini Duo Becomes a Trio for July 30th Atherton Concert. Twin brothers Dan and Duane Padilla will be joined by San Francisco based cellist Jenn Miyahira Townsend for a wonderful evening of classical music for Violin, Viola, and Cello at Hawaii Pubilc Radio’s Atherton Performing Arts Studio. Click the link above for more information

Deborah’s Suzuki Book 4 Graduation Celebration

As a teacher I’m always looking for ways to motivate my students to review their old repertoire. Lately I have been offering to my students the “Suzuki Book Graduation Party Challenge”. It is well documented in the teaching community that I have serious skills in the kitchen. To my violin students I pose this challenge: If … Continue reading

Duane Padilla’s New Music Video: Cry Me A River from “Sentimental Swing”

This week I released another one of my personal projects, music video of the song “Cry Me a River” to accompany my new album “Sentimental Swing” .  Creatively, I wanted to keep this project really simple and straight forward.  Because the song is very dark and emotionally deep. I was hoping to capture a nostalgic … Continue reading