Made In The USA! headliner Janice Martin is a world-renowned talent whose high-flying theatrics have been applauded around the globe.
She is the world's only violin-playing aerialist, vocalist and multi-instrument musician. She is heralded worldwide, dubbed by The New York Times as "A violinist with a strong personality," with The Miami Herald calling her "A stunning talent."
Janice is a graduate of Indiana University and The Juilliard School of Music. A pianist since the age of 4 and a violinist since age 5, she went on to become proficient on numerous instruments, making her solo violin debut at Carnegie Hall in 1998.
After studying gymnastics beginning at age 8, Janice eventually became an acrobatic aerialist. She combines these diverse talents to create the stunning performances she exhibits in Made In The USA!
Janice Martin is a multi-dimensional artist with amazingly varied talents. In addition to her virtuosity on the violin and piano, Janice also plays trumpet, mandolin and banjo and possesses a stellar soprano voice.
She also has the ability to cross over many genres including classical, jazz, bluegrass and pop. She has performed at such illustrious venues as the White House, Carnegie Hall, Paris' Bastille Opera House, Prague's Rudolfinum as well as with symphony orchestras across the United States and internationally.
She has received numerous honors throughout her career including the Career Award Grant by the National Endowment for the Arts, top prizes at both the Washington International and Young Artist International Competitions and was a recipient violinist of the Stradivari Society of Chicago which provided her with a 1708 Stradivarius violin for her to play in concerts for 5 years.
Janice Martin is also a U.S. Army veteran who went through basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.