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.

Carole 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 the LaSalle.

Carole 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.