Local artists transformed violins for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra’s Painted Violins project, which supports the orchestra’s education initiatives.

“ ‘Here @ Home’ takes a look at Roanoke Symphony’s education initiative, The Painted Violins Project,” reports Natalie Faunce in Tuesday’s (4/18) WDBJ (Roanoke, VA). “Hannah Cox, Director of Community Engagement & Education for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, joins us to tell us about the project and how they collaborated with 12 artists from the Roanoke Valley and surrounding communities to create unique pieces of art onto the surface of a violin…. These violins have been transformed from an aural to a visual masterpiece. Community members and supporters are now able to purchase raffle tickets to win their favorite violin. All the proceeds from the raffle directly support the RSO’s educational programming and students in our community.”