Laraine Kaizer-Viazovtsev of Peoria, IL earned her Bachelors, Masters, and Doctor of Music 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.
Laraine’s specialty is improvising in a wide variety of styles and creating “arrangements” on the spot for recordings using her home studio.
She served as adjunct 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, and the invited violin soloist with the Peoria Bach Festival Orchestra in June 2015.
Currently Laraine is a violinist in the Las Vegas Philharmonic, freelance “strolling violinist,” and a member of the Arab Music Ensemble of Las Vegas and the Red Rock Ramblers. Learn and hear more at laraineviolin.com