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MOLLY CARR -

Founder and Co-Director

Violist Molly Carr enjoys a diverse musical career as recitalist, chamber musician, educator and artistic director. She was a top prize winner in the Primrose International Viola Competition, made her New York solo debut at Lincoln Center with the Juilliard Orchestra, and has performed in festivals across North America, Europe, and Asia. Ms. Carr is a member of the Solera Quartet, Quartet in Residence at the University of Notre Dame, and is the founding/executive and artistic director of PROJECT: MUSIC HEALS US. Ms. Carr earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and currently serves on the viola faculty of the Juilliard School's PreCollege Program. [See full bio under "2019-2020 Season Artists"]

www.molly-carr.com

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Andrew Janss -

Co-DIRECTOR

Hailed by the New York Times for his "muscularity and shimmering lyricism", "insightful musicianship", and "sumptuous elegance”, cellist Andrew Janss' performances have been enjoyed across five continents in venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Sydney Opera House, and the Louvre. Mr. Janss has collaborated in concert with Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell, Leon Fleisher, and Richard Goode, as well as chart-topping performers such as Lana Del Rey, Mary J. Blige, Florence + the Machine, Erykah Badu, and The Roots.Mr. Janss was previously the founding cellist of the Escher Quartet, with whom he was in residence at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as part of Chamber Music Society Two.He has served as Guest Principal Cellist of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and tours with the band Break of Reality, recently to Eastern and Central Asia, Haiti, and Brazil. [See full bio under "2019-2020 Season Artists"]