Madeline Falcone, violin & viola
Madeline Falcone is a violinist, violist, and producer interested in the cultivation of collaborative artistic community and the performance of all kinds of music.
Recently featured as a soloist on acoustic and electric violin for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation’s Rising Artists series, Madeline is active in Los Angeles and New Orleans and is a co-director of the LA-based Isaura String Quartet.
As a proponent of new music in the classical world, Madeline is committed to close work with composers toward recording and performance of their music. Recent projects have included collaboration with David T. Little, Gloria Coates, Marc Sabat, Anne LeBaron, Veronika Krausas, and Jherek Bischoff. She can be heard on recordings for film and television, and has performed and recorded with artists including The Eagles, The Temptations, Ariana Grande, Angel Osen, Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Deltron 3030.
As a producer, Madeline is an advocate for contemporary arts and interdisciplinary creative performances. She has recently produced events including Gifts of the Spirit with Ron Athey and The Broad Museum, Santa Paula Street Party Jam Session with Peter Sellars and the Ojai Music Festival, and Partch: LSD/Dementia with Anne LeBaron and Grammy award-winning ensemble Partch at REDCAT.
Madeline is a faculty member of the the Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design program at California Institute of the Arts. She has appeared as a violin instructor, guest lecturer, and clinician with organizations including Universität der Künste Berlin, Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras, and the American Composers’ Forum.
MFA CalArts, 2013. IU Jacobs School of Music Summer Orchestras, 2011–2013. BM Loyola University New Orleans, 2011. Violin and viola studies with: Mark Menzies, Lorenz Gamma, Amy Thiaville, and Michel Boris Zaïtzeff.
Photo by Casey Kringlen Photography