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Julianne Carney

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Julianne Carney is a classically trained, improvising violinist based in Brooklyn, NY, who finds intersections between classical, electro-acoustic improv, hip hop, gypsy, indie, Appalachian old time, Arabic sounds. Julianne performs frequently as an improviser and freelance violinist in New York, and has performed with Jay Z at Radio City Music Hall and at Royal Albert Hall, recorded with Sufjan Stevens for his album Illinois, and has appeared with Beyonce, Jenny Scheinman, Bill Frisell, Adam Matta (beatbox), My Brightest Diamond (formerly AwRY), among many other projects. Julianne has completed extensive training in the Suzuki Method and teaches violin in Brooklyn. She was a Watson Fellow in 2001-02 and received her B.Mus in Violin Performance, Summa Cum Laude, at Lawrence University.