Carole Mayedo has been nominated
for a Grammy for her stellar improvisational
violin performance on the children's album, "Are We There
Yet?" by The PapaHugs Band. She will be in Los Angeles
February 12, 2012, along with the entire PapaHugs Band, attending
The Grammys and hopefully coming home as this year's winner
of the Best Children's Album.
Mayedo, violinist, is a graduate of the College-Conservatory of
Music of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Music
in violin performance and a Master of Music in music education.
While at the conservatory, she studied violin with Henry Meyer
of the LaSalle String Quartet and chamber music with members of
has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Orquesta Filarmonia
de Guadalajara, Santa Cruz, San Jose, Marin, and Peninsula Symphony,
San Jose Chamber Orchestra and the Santa Cruz String Quartet.
In 1984, Carole performed and produced her own solo album as singer/songwriter
and electric violinist for Gem records. She also received a gold
record for her stellar violin and vocal work with Neil Young on
the album "American Stars and Bars". Carole is currently
on the faculty at Notre Dame de Namur University, is first violinist
for the Sorella String Quartet and is teaching violin and viola
in her beautiful backyard studio in Redwood City, CA.