VIOLA PERFORMANCE:
Here is a variety of samples of my viola playing, mostly using classical or rock styles. Scroll down for samples of my songwriting.

"Toccata" from Toccata & Fugue in D minor
by J. S. Bach

Adapted for solo 7-string electric viola
by Diana Mayne

The instrument played in the video is a 7-string electric viola custom-made by John Jordan in 2014. The amplifier is a Marshall JVM210.
"7 Day Reel" by Burnside & Hooker.
Music & Lyrics by Rachel Bonacquisti; performed by Burnside & Hooker.
Acoustic 4-string viola solo from 0:17 - 57
"Mistaken" from Burnside & Hooker live at Lincoln Hall
Music & Lyrics by Michael Vogus
(viola solo at 1:59)
"My Lagan Love" - traditional Irish Folk.
Guitar performed by Mike Bibby.
Acoustic viola sample
"SMP Stomp" by Sad Monster Party.
Music by Mike Bibby.
Electric viola sample.
"Auld Lang Syne" performed by East Orchard Strings.
Traditional folk song.
Acoustic viola sample.




SONGWRITING
In addition to playing viola in my bands, I also write original songs. Here is a sample of various songs I've written for my bands:
"Bad Guy"
Words & Music by Diana Mayne
Arranged and performed by Burnside & Hooker.
"Goodbye Louisiana".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Burnside & Hooker.
"Iago".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Burnside & Hooker.
"Meet Me at the End of the World"
Words & Music by Diana Mayne
Arranged & performed by Sad Monster Party feat. HAHALALA
"Scars".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Burnside & Hooker.
"Pagliaccio".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Diana Mayne, Mike Bibby, and Jack Cozzi.
"RSVP".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Diana Mayne, Mike Bibby, and Jack Cozzi.
"Way of the Hatter".
Music & Lyrics by Diana Mayne and Mike Bibby.
Arranged and performed by Sad Monster Party.
"How the Monsters Roll".
Music by Mike Bibby. Lyrics by Diana Mayne.
Arranged and performed by Sad Monster Party.