DBR: The new face of classical music


He’s played with everyone from Lady Gaga to Dizzy Gillespie. Vanderbilt graduate Daniel Bernard Roumain, better known as DBR, composes classical music with a modern, sometimes hip-hop twist, with his instrument of choice, the violin. DBR came back to Nashville to teach Vanderbilt students and kids at the W.O Smith Music School. VUCast spent some time following what Esquire Magazine calls the “new face of classical music.”