Antoine Silverman is a contemporary, versatile violinist. He performs regularly in many musical styles, including bluegrass, jazz, Broadway fiddling, and performance as an orchestral musician. He is the author of at least two music books, namely Fiddle Tunes: Basic and Beyond, and Step One: Play Violin. Being the son of a renowned folk guitarist and singer, Antoine was encouraged to take up the violin at age three. By the time he was five, he discovered bluegrass as well. During his early years, he accompanied his father in performances in many contests throughout the eastern United States. He is actively involved with eight performances per week, and writing music.