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Blurring the lines between classical and popular music, Carrie Caruso brings to the stage an eclectic repertoire of pop, rock, jazz, and classical-crossover that is played with passion and emotion that will leave one breathless…
Carrie’s solo show as well as her electric string quartet has been in high demand throughout North America as a featured act for events such as private parties, weddings, and corporate events worldwide.
Thank you for helping make our event a success. We are so grateful to you for providing such a wonderful performance. So may people had such good things to say about you, you were energetic, fun and your music was so entertaining. From our youngest child to the grandparents in attendance everyone said what a wonderful performer you are and we are so very grateful we found you.
Thank you Carrie!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Clients can expect complete professionalism from their first contact, to the end. Carrie performs with such a diverse repertoire, to engage every age demographic.
Carrie grew up in Detroit, Michigan a city full of a cultural blend of Motown, Rock, jazz and Blues which has influenced Carrie’s approach to performing and writing. In 1994 she relocated to Arizona where she has performed as a freelance violinist throughout the state. Carrie studied under Frank Spinosa, Professor of Violin, at Arizona State University. She also hold a B.A. in Elementary Education from Ottawa University. Carrie has performed throughout the United States, as well as internationally, and has shared the stage with countless notable musicians and celebrities including Donna Summer, Kurt Bestor, John Fogerty, Seal, Howie Mandel, Halle Berry, The Kongos, Keith Urban and many more.
In addition to live performances, she has recorded national commercial spots such as the Arizona Music Project, comminssioned by the Arizona Office of Tourism, Catholics Come Home (aired for President Barack Obama at the White House with Pope Benedict), Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), and Grand Canyon University to name a few.
Carrie performs as lead violinist with the internationally renowned electric string quartet, Urban Electra in addition to her solo performances. She is the sole arranger for Urban Electra and scores orchestrations and arrangements for several organizations.
She currenlty lives in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband and two children.
Carrie performs with her modern violin by Albert Topa, electric violin by Zeta, 5-string Aurora acrylic electric violin hand made in Brazil by Mauricio Brazolin, and bow by Alex Hendruk.
Additional Booking Notes
Power/Electrical: One (1) 20-amp circuit
Staging: 5' x 6' minimum
Past Booked Events
|November 21, 2019 • 4:30am - 6:30am||Corporate Event|
All of Me -John Legend
At Last -Etta James
Autumn Leaves -Paula Cole
Billie Jean -Michael Jackson
California Dreaming -Sia
Chi Mai -Ennio Marricone
Come Together -The Beatles
Desperado -Diana Krall
Every Breath -The Police
Fields of Gold -Sting
Firework -Katy Perry
Get Lucky -Karen Souza
Girl from Ipanema -Amy Winehouse
Glad You Came -Boyce Ave.
Hotel California -Gypsy Kings
House of the Rising Sun -Toto
Immigrant Song -Led Zeppelin
La Isla Bonita -Madonna
Moondance -Van Morrison
My Immortal -Evanescence
Need You Now -Lady Antebellum
Never Tear Us Apart -Karen Souza
Nothing Else Matters -Metallica
Over the Rainbow -Iz
Paint It Black -The Rolling Stones
Radioactive -Imagine Dragons
RESPECT -Aretha Franklin
Rolling In the Deep -Adele
Roxanne -The Police
Scarborough Fair -Simon & Garfunkle
Set Fire to the Rain -Adele
Silent Lucidity -Queensrÿche
Sky Full of Stars -Coldplay
Smooth Criminal -Alien Ant Farm
Somebody That I Used to Know -Gotye
Sound of Silence -Disturbed
Stairway to Heaven -Led Zeppelin
Star Spangled Banner -National Anthem
Superstition -Stevie Wonder
Sweet Dreams -Karen Souza
Sympathy for the Devil -Guns N' Roses
Tainted Love -Karen Souza
A Thousand Years -Christina Perri
Ticket to Ride -Sarah Menescal
Time After Time -Sarah Menescal
Titanium -David Guetta
We Don't Talk Anymore -Charlie Puth
When Doves Cry -Prince
Wicked Game -Karen Souza
With or Without You -U2
Young & Beautiful -Lana Del Ray