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Elise Frawley


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Elise is a New York-based violist who performs and records classical, contemporary, and popular music. Elise has performed with a number of orchestras throughout the country including the Orchestra of St. Luke's, American Ballet Theatre, the American Symphony Orchestra, the Albany Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, among others. She has appeared on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Live from Here, America's Got Talent, and Amazon Prime's Mozart in the Jungle.


Artists she has performed or recorded with include Paul Simon, St. Vincent, Danger Mouse, Alessia Cara, Julia Michaels, Jon Batiste, Kygo, Halsey, Meghan Trainor, Andrew Bird, Pharaohe Monch, Jacky Cheung, Kelis, Shallou, Pink Martini, Shoshana Bean, Cynthia Erivo, Grace McLean, Santino Fontana, Nathan Gunn, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Falls, Landlady, Cassandra Jenkins, and the Airborne Toxic Event. 


Elise is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and NYU, where she served as Adjunct Instructor of Viola. She serves as a faculty member at the 92nd Street Y. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and their young son.


Songs for Viola and Piano

October 23, 2022 at 3pm

St. Paul's Chapel, Trinity Church Wall Street
209 Broadway, New York, NY 10007

Duo concert with pianist Nuno Marques premiering works by Timo Andres, Ben Brody, Chanell Crichlow, Kyle Landry, and Mariel Mayz. Featuring original works by Mike Boyman and Fraser Campbell.

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