Bio

Laraine  Kaizer-Viazovtsev of Peoria, IL earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and  Doctor of Musical Arts Degrees in violin  performance with a violin pedagogy minor from Bradley University,  Peoria, IL studying with Marcia Henry (1998);Indiana University in  Bloomington, IN studying with Mauricio Fuks (2000); University of  Cincinnati, OH studying with Kurt Sassmannshaus (2004) respectively.

She served as part-time faculty teaching violin at UNLV 2009-2011, was a member of Celine Dion's Las Vegas Orchestra  2011-2014, the fiddler player in the band for Duck  Commander the Musical April 2015, a member of the Las Vegas Philharmonic 2007-2017, a member of the Red  Rock Ramblers 2014-2017, and the Arab  Music Ensemble of Las Vegas 2010-2017- The recipients of Chamber  Music America's "2016 Residency Partnership Program Grant." She was the  violinist in the Finding Neverland first North American Tour 2016-2018.  Laraine continually worked as a  free lance "strolling violinist" 2006-2017 and was in charge of all the  string weddings at the Venetian in Las Vegas NV 2009-2016.
 Laraine's specialty is improvising in a wide variety of styles and creating "arrangements" on the spot for recordings  using her home studio. Recording projects include:     

Califone: "Stitches" (these recordings are still in process) http://www.califonemusic.com/page/2/
Nickella Dee: "Me Like Me" http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/nickelladee Simon Joyner http://team-love.com/home/releases/tl-41/ (album "Out into the Snow") 

Try Me Bicycle "Voicings" http://www.trymebicycle.com/
(latest album)
Bobby Kingston Band: "Different Kind of Cowboy" http://www.myspace.com/thebobbykingstonband 

  Paul Adams: "Spanish Plain" http://www.myspace.com/1951adams
A Jay Wade and the Tennessee No. 9: "Honkytonk Fever" https://www.ajaywade.com
  

Movie Soundtracks (with Michael Krasner Musical Producer) 

Jean Claude Van-Damme's latest installment of Universal Soldier: “UFO” and 2009: “Regeneration"
Braden King's new film: "Here"
PBS documentary: "People of the Seal."
 


References and more info available upon request
 

larainerkaizer@hotmail.com
 

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