- M.M. Violin Performance and Literature, Eastman School of Music
- B.M. Violin Performance, Eastman School of Music
- With over a decade of teaching experience, Lauren has taught pre-K through collegiate levels and beyond. She specializes in teaching reading fluency to beginners and intermediate/advanced-level violin technique and repertoire. In addition to weekly lessons, her students perform solos in recitals and are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular ensembles.
A performer of “gripping brilliance” and “prodigious energy and skill” (Vancouver Classical Music), hailed as “simply amazing” and “spellbinding” (Rochester Fringe Festival), violinist Lauren C. enjoys a diverse career performing as a soloist and chamber musician. Lauren performs regularly at venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and maintains a career performing solo and chamber music across four continents.
As a guest artist and educator, Lauren has given performances and worked with students at universities around the world, including Bard College; Berklee College of Music; Chinese University of Hong Kong; Cornell University; Dartmouth College; Eastman School of Music; Harvard University; Shanghai Conservatory; Universidade Federal do Paraná; University of Alaska, Anchorage; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Diego; and Wesleyan University.
Lauren has taken part in festivals such as Lincoln Center Festival, Venice Biennale, Acht Brücken, Newport Jazz Festival, Beijing Modern Music Festival, ECLAT, KLANG Copenhagen, Winter Jazzfest NYC, Sympósio Internacional de Música Nova, and the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop. Her playing has been broadcast on WNYC, ORF Radio Wien, WDR Köln, and Radio SRF 2 Kultur. As a collaborator, Lauren can be heard on Albany Records, ATMA Classique, Physical Editions, RGNVintl, and Blue Note labels. In 2018, Lauren appeared on two of NPR’s 50 Best Albums of 2018.