Abigail Stahlschmidt is an internationally-recognized acoustic and electric violinist, composer, singer, and professional model. Her musical experiences and creative ability have taken her across many genres from classical to pop to metal.
Currently, Abigail is the lead violinist of the symphonic-metal group Vivaldi Metal Project, and has been performing with them throughout Europe since 2018. Their rock debut was held at the acclaimed Plovdiv Roman Theater in Bulgaria as part of the “Sounds of the Ages” festival in lineup with Sons of Apollo.
Abigail began classical training at the age of 4. She attended the University of Missouri- St. Louis on a full-ride musical and academic scholarship where she studied under Julliard-trained professor John McGrosso and his colleagues of the Arianna String Quartet.
Her musical collaborations include recording with notable guitarist Christopher Caffrey’s “Your Heaven is Real” (guitarist for Savatage; Trans-Siberian Orchestra), and her own EP collaboration with Eric Strothers entitled “ The Merge: Subliminal Intent.” Abigail’s music has been featured on the soundtracks of full feature film “Four Color Eulogy”, and her voice-over work can be heard as the voice of Lara Croft in Lara Croft: Relic Run for iOS and Android.
Abigail endorses BOSS, Wood Violins, and AirTurn, and is a CodaBow Ambassador.
In addition to her music, Abigail is a professional model signed internationally.