Julianna Waller is a professional violinist, fiddler, and mandolinist with a Bachelor of Music Degree from Arizona State University. Within the same year, as a testament to her versatility, she performed on the stages of both Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry and contracted her first book for publication. She was also featured in the winter 2001/2002 issue of Fiddler Magazine. Julianna enjoys a career as a national recording artist as well as a performer, composer, studio musician, instructor, and author. She released a CD, Daybreak, as a collection of Southwestern styles of music and has appeared on numerous recordings including Clint Black's album, Nothin' but the Taillights. She is also an instructor of violin at Western Kentucky University as well as the concertmaster of the Bowling Green Western Symphony. Julianna has played violin/mandolin for theater productions including the touring Broadway Show Civil War, as well as the Tennessee Repertory Theater's Camelot. She has played violin in the Nashville Symphony, and Nashville Chamber Orchestra and in string sections for Dionne Warwick, Rod Stewart, Ray Charles, Red Skelton, Stevie Wonder, Natalie Cole, Moody Blues, Yanni, Bernadette Peters, Ann Jillian, Henry Mancini, Roberta Flack, Linda Ronstadt, Al Jarreau, and Smokey Robinson. She has toured with such artists as Brenda Lee, Sara Evans, Lee Ann Womack, Matt King, Steve Holy, Shedaisies, and is a current member of the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble. Julianna has appeared in music videos for Vince Gill, Anita Cochran, and the Mavericks. Born in 1970, this Alaskan native grew up in the beautiful desert state of Arizona. By age 16, she became a nationally honored fiddle champion recognized at the Fiddler's Hall of Fame. She received honors as Arizona's first lady of the fiddle as well as youngest State Champion, along with the title of the Nation's Fanciest Fiddler. Julianna is currently composing and recording New Age instrumental music with her writing partner David Ewing.