Cenovia Cummins, violinist, is the concertmaster of The New York Pops, Riverside Symphony and the School of American Ballet Orchestra. Cenovia has recorded, performed and toured with many of the music industry greats such as Tony Bennett, Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Madonna, Sheryl Crow, James Taylor, Britney Spears, Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand, Joni Mitchell, Diana Krall, P. Diddy, Rod Stewart, and Michael Jackson. Cenovia has also held many chairs on Broadway shows. Most recently she was the concertmaster for the recent revivals of Carousel, West Side Story, and presently concertmaster of Funny Girl. Cenovia’s violin solos have been featured in the major motion pictures Lovely & Amazing and Julie and Julia. She can be heard every week on the Masterpiece Theater’s “Mystery” series tango theme. As a soloist, she has also performed several times in New York City Ballet’s production of “Red Angels” for four dancers and solo electric 5 string violin. Also a composer and improviser, Cenovia performs with her jazz quintet “CC and Friends” to sold out venues and has a CD release of her improvisations entitled “Solo Piano”.