Carl Larson, violist, originally hails from Louisville, KY where he was an early participant in the Suzuki Viola Method. He maintains an active performing career as a member of symphony, chamber, opera, and ballet orchestras in New York, Florida, Tennessee, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, Alabama, and the Dominican Republic.
Carl has also been a part of tours across the United States and Canada with San Francisco's JazzMafia, Deltron 3030, Barry Manilow, and many Nashville artists. Summer engagements include performing at the Endless Mountain, Artosphere, Bard, Interlochen, and Aspen music festivals as well as chamber music festivals in France and the Czech Republic with the Manhattan String Quartet. He holds degrees in Mathematics and Viola Performance, and studied with Catharine Carroll and Masao Kawasaki at the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music.
Carl is also actively involved with the Miami, Cincinnati, and Nashville chapters of Classical Revolution, a project which seeks to revolutionize the way live classical music is programmed and heard by offering chamber music performances in highly accessible venues such as bars and cafés, and collaborating with local musicians and artists from various styles and backgrounds.