Violinist and violist Max Baillie is one of the most versatile musicians in the UK. Classical, electronic, and traditional forms of music as well as writing, producing and directing a diverse spectrum of projects are all regular features of his creative career.


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Recent NEWS

Tuesday 9th February 2016

Es Muss Sein goes to South Africa

‘I’m looking forward to taking a series of intensive Es Muss Sein courses to South Africa in a couple of weeks for the Quartet of Peace Trust. I’ll be giving a series of courses which condense what I’m doing with the online tutorials into 3-day intensive workshops in Pretoria and Capetown. Meanwhile work on the videos continues, more news very soon!..’

Saturday 9th January 2016

Kings Place Lock-In series announced!

‘I’m thrilled to be programming a series of late-night ‘Lock-In’ concerts alongside the Aurora Mozart Piano Concerto season at Kings Place. The first is on January 16th at 9:45pm following the main concert, and features the music of Bach. For details and booking please visit the Aurora website.’

Aurora Lock-in

Sunday 3rd January 2016

New Es Muss Sein tutorial videos

‘Two new videos just went up in the new ‘Basics’ series of tutorial videos for Es Muss Sein training videos for string players. Here they are, more on the way!’

Monday 21st December 2015


‘A photo taken before last night’s closing concert of the Minimalism Unwrapped series at Kings Place with Aurora Orchestra. I began the concert with the hypnotic Violin Phase by Steve Reich, a mini marathon of concentration, syncing and un-syncing. A nice review of the whole concert was published in the Telegraph today here ( ‘new light cast on familiar music’)’
Max Baillie @ Kings Place

Thursday 3rd December 2015

Have you heard a viola played like this?

‘I recently found a video I made at the start of the year when I wanted to try something a bit different with my viola. I made a few changes to finish it up, so here it is… enjoy!’