Caroline Shaw, originally from North Carolina, is a musician of many sorts. She has performed, as violinist or singer, with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), Roomful of Teeth, the Trinity Wall Street Choir, the Mark Morris Dance Group Ensemble, Alarm Will Sound, Wordless Music, Signal, The Yehudim, Victoire, Opera Cabal, and the Yale Baroque Ensemble. Her original music has recently been featured at Mass MoCA (with artist Jane Philbrick’s permanent landscape installation “The Expanded Field”), the Ecstatic Music Festival, Manchester Chamber Music, De Link (Netherlands), and on the upcoming Roomful of Teeth album (2012 release). She holds a B.M. (violin) from Rice and an M.M. (violin) from Yale, and she is currently a doctoral fellow in composition at Princeton. She is a former Thomas J. Watson Fellow.