Marcus is leaving his parent's house to attend a meeting with his orchestra conductor.
Marcus is struggling to cope with the fact that at every one of his concerts, someone is killed.
Marcus gets a cursed violin from a homeless man, which makes him a world-class soloist at the price of death at every one of his concerts. He warns his friends not to come to his concerts for their safety.
Unbeknownst to Marcus, his parents attend one of his concerts, and his mom is killed by the curse.
Marcus, filled with grief and anger, kills his dad and confesses to all the deaths in the concert. He ends up convicted and locked up in prison.
In the mail, Marcus receives a mysterious package which contains the very violin that caused the deaths.