Carolina Diazgranados, Cellist

Carolina Diazgranados with her cello in a recording studio

Carolina Diazgranados is a dynamic cellist who has performed at venues such as the Mann Center, the Curtis Institute of Music, the Keswick Theater, the Fillmore, and Verizon Hall. She maintains an active performing career moving fluidly between roles as an orchestral musician, chamber musician, and soloist and has appeared on NPR’s The Moth live show. Carolina is the co-founder and cellist of Bismuth Quartet, an emerging string quartet that takes the medium into new territory through diverse repertoire and collaborations. Bismuth has recorded the music of Caroline Shaw and collaborated with a broad range of artists including Jazmine Sullivan, Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah, Whitney, and Japanese Breakfast. As a member of Philadelphia’s Arcana New Music Ensemble, Carolina pushes the boundaries of the music of the 21st century and the expectations of audiences alike. Carolina has received degrees from Temple University and the University of Georgia and serves as a teaching artist for the El Sistema inspired music program, Play On Philly.

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