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Meet the Band

Cliff Gelina ​​​

Leader & Co-Founder of Breakin' Strings 

Cliff Gelina plays Mandolin mainly with Breakin' Strings but you will catch him pick up the guitar and upright bass or dobro as well. Cliff is also a Lead Singer & Songwriter of the group.  Cliff has been playing music for over 20 years starting with The Gelina Family Bluegrass Band. Cliff also had a solo music career being signed on to (Tate Music Group) TMG Records in 2014.  When Cliff was 15 years old he Started Breakin' Strings with Corey Bonnevie in 2004. ​




Breakin' Strings Media Team 


Sandro Medici

Camera Man & Multimedia Production for Breakin' Strings

Sando is a NEW member of the Breakin' Strings Team. He may not be on stage with everyone but he is a huge part of the media you see online. Pictures, Videos, Interviews, Music Videos. He has a long work history of film production. Working on movie sets, Making Commercials, Doing photo shoots. He has done it all. Sandro joined the team in 2021. We all look forward to making some great music videos! 


Lucien Patten

Producer & Chief Engineer

Lucien Patten is the Producer and Chief Engineer for Breakin' Strings. He was once a Maine native himself but now lives in Nashville, TN and works as a Studio Engineer. He is a Graduate from the one and only Blackbird Academy in Nashville, TN. Lucien brings a great set of ears to this project and a great producer mindset. Breakin' Strings is thrilled to be working with Lucien and to have him on our team. 

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