Q&A: Meet the artist - Ranaan Meyer


The ''classical garage band'' Time for Three is made up of, from left, Ranaan Meyer, Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall. The trio will perform today at Community Church of Greenwood to support the Greater Greenwood Arts Council. SUBMITTED PHOTO

For the members of Time for Three, classical instruments aren’t just used to produce stodgy background music.

They look beyond Mozart and Bach. Their repertoire includes mashups of electro-rockers Daft Punk and rapper Kanye West, the Beatles and Katy Perry. Referring to themselves as a “classically trained garage band,” they aim to push the boundaries of what the genre can be.

Now in the midst of a residency with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Time for Three relishes the opportunity to use the violin and double-bass on everything from jazz to rock to bluegrass.

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