Violist Molly Carr, praised for her “ravishing sound” (The Strad) and “passionate talent and beautiful poise” (AVS), was a top prizewinner in the Primrose International Viola Competition. She is the recipient of major prizes and scholarships from the Davidson Institute, ASTA, ARTS, Virtu Foundation, and Juilliard and Manhattan Schools of Music. As winner of the Juilliard Concerto Competition, Ms. Carr made her New York concerto debut with the Juilliard Orchestra under Xian Zhang in Alice Tully Hall; she has appeared in solo, recital, and chamber concerts across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Israel and Asia, in collaboration with such renowned artists as Itzhak Perlman, Carter Brey, Peter Wiley, Ida Kavafian, Donald and Alisa Weilerstein, Pamela Frank, and the Orion Quartet. She is currently a touring artist with the Marlboro Music Festival and is a member of the Solera Quartet. A native of Reno, Nevada, Ms. Carr holds a B.M. and M.M. from the Juilliard School where she holds a Viola Faculty position in the Precollege Division. She is also Visiting Viola Faculty for the Academia Ivan Galamian in Málaga, Spain, and serves as Executive and Artistic Director for the nonprofit Project: Music Heals Us.