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Cellist Tina Guo Previews New Album On KCAL9

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — World-renowned cellist Tina Guo visited the KCAL 9 studios Friday to talk about her new album, ""The Journey."

She is also appearing this weekend at Staples as part of Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour."

At the age of 26, obviously a woman of extremely diverse talents, Tina Guo has already developed a fascinating international multi-faceted performing career as a solo classical cellist, rock/metal/fusion electric cellist, and acclaimed recording artist known for her distinctive sound and improvisatory style.

Tina has appeared as a classical soloist with the San Diego Symphony, the State of Mexico National Symphony, the Thessaloniki State Symphony in Greece, the Bari Symphony in Italy, the Petrobras Symphony and the Barra Mansa Symphony in Brazil, and the Vancouver Island Symphony in British Columbia. She recently recorded with the tango group, Triango for FIM Records in Slovakia, and the Vivaldi Concerto in C minor for Cello, Harpischord, and Strings, as well as the Elgar Concerto in Italy for Wide Classics. She played at the American Country Music Awards with Carrie Underwood and soloed on the electric cello alongside Johnny Marr of the Smiths and Hans Zimmer at the Premiere of Inception in Hollywood. Tina also recently performed and recorded as a guest with the Jazz/Fusion Miles Evans Band, and appeared on Dancing with the Stars performing with Carlos Santana and India Arie. She is also featured on electric cello solos on the new soundtrack for Blizzard's Diablo III.

Tina performed at the Grammy's with the Foo Fighters, at the MTV Movie Awards, American Idol, at Comic Con in San Diego featured on the electric cello in the Battlestar Galactica Orchestra, and with Brazilian guitarist Victor Biglione in a Jimi Hendrix Tribute Concert at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janiero. Tina was featured on New Jack Swing Legend Al. B Sure's new single, "I Love It" and appeared with him in Billboard Magazine. She also played with Far East Movement on the Lopez Show and completed a month-long classical recital tour raising money for a Buddhist Temple/Organization throughout Indonesia. Tina is the featured cello and electric cello soloist for Hans Zimmer's score for Sherlock Holmes and John Debney'sIron Man 2 score. She is also featured on acoustic and electric cello solos for Bill Brown's score for CSI:NY and recently recorded solo cellos for Red Riding Hood and Abduction.

For more on Tina, visit her online.


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