Heralded by The New York Times as a violinist of “tireless energy and bright tone,” Courtney Orlando specializes in the performance of contemporary and crossover music. She is a founding member of the acclaimed new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound, which has premiered works by and collaborated with some of the foremost composers of our time, including John Adams, Steve Reich, Meredith Monk, Michael Gordon, and David Lang. Performances with AWS include those at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center Festival, Amsterdam’s Holland Festival, and a tour of Moscow and St. Petersburg. She is also a member of Ensemble Signal. Courtney serves on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory, where she teaches Ear Training and Sight Singing. Prior to her appointment at Peabody, she received her doctorate from and taught at the Eastman School of Music.