About Abbie

Abbie Steiling is a violinist, teacher, and composer/arranger based in the St. Louis area.  She performs domestically as well as internationally in an array of musical genres, and foremost as a member of the ‘70s prog-rock band, Pavlov’s Dog.  With the group, she acts as music director and director of touring and is featured on 6 of their most recent albums on violin, mandolin, and vocals.  Additionally, she has performed with artists including The Who, The Eagles, JD Blackfoot, Sister Hazel, and recently received an RIAA certified platinum record for work with Ricky Montgomery and Warner Records.  As a band leader and composer, she has self-released two albums with the fusion group, Common Time and Steizuello.  Other closely associated theaters and groups include involvement with Stages St Louis, Circus Flora, Steiling Strings event music, The Big Rigs, Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra, Mr. Blue Sky, and Kinetic Tapestry Physical Theatre among others.

‘To the Nebula’ (2023) is her most recent release as a composer and performer.  The music featured on ‘To the Nebula’ provides the musical soundscape for the live circus show “SPACE a Celestial Circus Show,” produced with Kinetic Tapestry in fall of 2023.  The show is inspired by the astrophotography of Frederick Steiling whose deep-space images are also the artwork for the album.

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