Larry Golding has been playing classical violin since the age of nine, and has been playing with Gaia Consort since 2002. In his 22 years in the San Francisco Bay Area, Larry played with many orchestras including the Marin Civic Light Opera Orchestra, the Cal Berkeley University Symphony, the Redwood Symphony, and the Novato Lyric Opera Orchestra. In addition, he played in the pit orchestra of many musical theatre productions and Gilbert & Sullivan operettas. He currently studies with Stephen Daniels of the PNB Orchestra in Seattle. Recently, Larry collaborated with singer/songwriter Jonathan Coulton (www.jonathancoulton.com) on his bluegrass tune, "Just as Long as Me". Larry plays an 1846 Vuillaume Ste. Cecile des Thernes violin.