Molly Carr, viola

Molly Carr, viola

Violist MOLLY CARR, praised for her “ravishing sound” (STRAD) and her “passionate talent and beautiful poise… all in one package” (AVS), was a top Prize Winner in the 2008 Primrose International Viola Competition.  As winner of the 2010 Juilliard Viola Concerto Competition, Ms. Carr made her New York Concerto debut with the Juilliard Orchestra under Xian Zhang in Alice Tully Hall.  Her 2015-2016 concert season includes performances in Brussels, Malaga and Jaen, as well as New York, Sarasota and Washington, D.C.  She is currently an artist of the Marlboro Music Festival and has performed at Ravinia’s Steans Institute, Music@Menlo, the International Musicians Seminar and Open Chamber Music at Prussia Cove (Cornwall, UK), Bari International Music Festival (Italy), Mozartfest (Wurzburg, Germany), Nevada Chamber Music Festival, Music from Angel Fire, Yellow Barn Music Festival, YAP Ottowa, and the Perlman Music Program.  She is violist of the Gesualdo Quartet, in residence at the University of Notre Dame, performs regularly with the New York-based Omega and Salome Chamber Ensembles, and has toured Korea with the Sejong Soloists.  A native of Reno, Nevada, Ms. Carr holds a B.M. and M.M. from the Juilliard School, having studied with Heidi Castleman, Steven Tenenbom, and Pinchas Zukerman.  She is on the Viola Faculties of the Juilliard School’s precollege program and the Academia Internacional de Música IVAN GALAMIAN in Málaga, Spain.  Ms. Carr is the founding and artistic director of Project: Music Heals Us, a new series of chamber music and outreach concerts on the Connecticut Shoreline