bio

SchwabheadshotHailed as “flawless” (Critical Dance), “simply amazing” and “spellbinding.” (Rochester Fringe Festival), New York-based violinist Lauren Cauley enjoys a diverse career performing as a soloist and chamber musician.  Passionate about continuing the evolution of contemporary music, Lauren has worked with numerous established composers the likes of Samuel Adler, Hans Abrahamsen, David Crumb, Beat Furrer, Michael Gordon, Georg Friedrich Haas, and Philippe Leroux, as well as with dozens of young, emerging composers. She has collaborated for performance premieres at Carnegie Hall in New York, the Library of Congress in Washington D.C., Rodolfinum in Prague, and the Mozarteum in Salzburg.


Lauren has taken part in festivals such as Lincoln Center Festival, Bang on a Can Summer Festival, ECLAT (DE), Ear We Are (CH), Darmstadt Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (DE), Impuls (AT), June in Buffalo, KLANG (DK), Klangspuren Schwaz (AT), New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Sympósio Internacional de Música Nova (BR), VIPA (ES), and The Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop. Lauren performs internationally with the Mivos Quartet, and has appeared with ensembles such as Ensemble Signal, Talea Ensemble, Periapsis Music and Dance, and the [Switch~ Ensemble]. As a chamber musician, Lauren has performed in masterclasses and been coached by members of the Arditti, Cavani, Cleveland, Juilliard, Takács, Ying string quartets and members of Ensemble Modern. Her playing has been heard on ORF Radio Wien.

Lauren received her BM and MM in Violin Performance from the Eastman School of Music, where she served as Teaching Assistant to Charles Castleman. While at Eastman, Lauren was awarded a Deutsche Akademische Austausch Dienst to study at the Bauhaus Universität in Weimar, Germany. In Fall 2015, Lauren attended the International Ensemble Modern Academy in Austria. In addition to performing, Lauren is faculty at the Chamber Music Center of New York. She plays a Parisian violin made by François Gaviniès in 1734. 

 

Review Press: Boston Globe Top 10 Picks: 2014

 

 Neulich als „spellbinding“ und „Simply Amazing“ für Aufführungen auf dem Rochester Fringe Festival bezeichnet, genießt die amerikanische Geigenspielerin Lauren Cauley eine abwechslungsreiche Karriere als Solistin und Kammermusikerin der neuen Musik in New York, wo sie mit Gruppen wie [Switch~Ensemble] und Ensemble Signal spielt. In den letzten Jahren nahm sie an den Festivals Bang on a Can, Darmstadt, Impuls Akademie, June in Buffalo, Klangspuren Schwatz, New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival und the Perlman Music Program teil. Lauren studierte an der Eastman School of Music, wo sie ihr Studium mit ihrem Bachelor sowie einem anschließenden Master abschloss. 2012 erhielt sie ein DAAD Stipendium, in Weimar an der Bauhaus Universität zu studieren. Lauren spielt eine 1734 von François Gaviniès in Paris gebaute Geige.