Boutique Online String Arr\Rec on SoundBetter

World class musician Oren Tsor (studied at Berklee college of music, worked with Alex Clare & Kutiman) does online string arranging and recording

Hi there!
My name is Oren Tsor, I'm a musician from Israel, I play violin, viola, mandolin and guitar, and am a 25 year veteran session player\arranger\producer in the Israeli music scene....And have worked with international artists such as Alex Clare, Kutiman and award winning ethnic group "The Heart and the Wellspring",,,
I wanted to let you know that my string arranging and recording services are now available online!
In my website you will find a uniqe and clear style of violin playing, improvising, string arranging and recording, all in great quality and a high performance level....
I am now offering low introcuctory prices, and will be thrilled to show you what I can do for your music! :)
Looking forward to hearing from you
Oren Tsor

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: If someone has a song or an instrumental piece they're working on, I can give them a beautiful string section with great melodic lines and harmony for a fraction of the cost of an arranger & live ensemble....

  3. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  4. A: I love what Beck does with strings, but my main inspiration would have to be Nick Drake and offcourse all the classical music I played

  5. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  6. A: I use a Neumann U-87 and a NEVE preamp...It sounds amazing. I own a scarampella 1903 Violin and a nice German Viola as well

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: I get the song from the artist and sometimes they send requests....Then I write the arrangment as I;m recording and record multi layers on top of the lines I like...

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: I think I can upgrade any piece of music with harmony, groove and melody

  11. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  12. A: I think the feel I have as a player combined with my experience and knowledge of populkar music sets me apart from other string players...

  13. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  14. A: Songs, music for films

  15. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  16. A: Always listen to the music between the notes, if the music needs something it will tell you...

  17. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  18. A: Anyone who make nice music...I just love helping people sound better

  19. Q: How would you describe your style?

  20. A: Classical\Ethnic\Jazzy

  21. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  22. A: I studied alot of classical music, and went to the Berklee college of music to learn jazz, harmony and improv

  23. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  24. A: My violin,mandolin, guitar, acoustic amp and looper :)

  25. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  26. A: Try to get a feel for the person behind the profile

  27. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  28. A: What style of string arrangment would you like? are there any songs you can give me as a reference...

  29. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  30. A: That one person can't sound as good as a section. I think the results are amazing!

  31. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  32. A: What's the soonest I can get the tracks...:) Usually it's within a week unless I;m on tour

  33. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  34. A: The Music that comes to life with my strings and the depth it gives it

  35. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  36. A: That I'll treat their music with utmost respect and give my best

  37. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  38. A: Digital. It's just easier

  39. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  40. A: Yoed Nir the cellist, we sometimes work together

  41. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  42. A: a couple of great musicians from Nashville sent me about 12 tracks and I'm having a lot of fun playing on their music

  43. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  44. A: I made an album with Alex Clare that hasn't come out yet of ancient jewish melodies which is just beautiful, I also worked with Kutiman on the Princess Shaw project which was moving.