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Kathleen Sloan - Bio

Los Angeles based violinist, Kathleen Sloan, is a member of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Sonus Quartet as well as session musician in the film score and recording industries. She has recorded on hundreds of film scores from the likes of  John William's Star Wars to Randy Newman's Cars, as well as record dates with Sir Paul McCartney, Madonna, and Beyonce to name a few. Sloan has soloed with the San Francisco Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Nashville Symphony and the San Diego Symphony in aerial performances of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Cirque Musica.   Tours throughout America, Europe, Asia and Australia, include artists such as Josh Groban, Gnarls Barkley, and Clint Mansell.A member of the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra as well as regular sub with the Los Angeles Opera, Sloan grew up in a West Texas ranching family and began violin studies at the age of three.  She later studied with Emanuel Borok, Concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. At age 15, Sloan was accepted into the Cleveland Institute of Music's Young Artist Program as a student of David Cerone where she studied for 4 years. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 2002 under the tutelage of Martin Chalifour, Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Sloan was a member of the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet for 6 years as well as Concertmaster of the Abilene Philharmonic. She now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, David Steele, former guitarist for Steve Earle and John Prine. Together, they enjoy restoring vintage cars and homes. 

Sound Recordings

A$AP Rocky,   Adele,    Barry Manilow,   Barbara Streisand,    Beyonce,    Chris Botti,    Clint Black,    Common,    Daft Punk,   Diana Kraul,  Dr. Dre,   Frank Ocean,     Herb Alpert,   John Legend,     Josh Groban,   Justin Timberlake,    Katie Perry,     Kelly Clarkson,    Kris Allen,   Lady Gaga,   Lana Del Rey,     Logic,    Madonna,    Mariah Carey,    Michael Bolton,    Michael Buble,    Morrissey,   Nate Ruess,    Paul McCartney,    Paulina Rubio,    Pharrell Williams,    Seal,    Smokey Jones,     Stevie Wonder,    Stevie Nicks,  Tony Bennett,    Willie Nelson

Films

300 -Rise of an Empire,     Amazing Spiderman 2,     Annabelle,    Annie,     Big Hero 6,      Batman V Superman,   Birth of a Nation,    Black Mass,    Cars 3,   Creed,   Daddy's Home 2,    Deadpool,    Delivery Man,   Despicable Me 1,    Despicable Me 2,    Fast and Furious,   Fault in Our Stars,    Footloose,     Game Night,     Good Dinosaur,    Ghostbusters,    Grudge Match,    Hangover Part III,    How To Be Single,    Ice Age,    Into the Storm,       Jersey Boys,    Jumanji 2,    Justice League VS Teen Titans,    Magnificent Seven,    Mars Needs Moms,       Maze Runner,    McFarland,    Men In Black III,    Minions,      Money Ball,     Moon,   Noah,    Oz The Great and Powerful,    Pixels,      Planes,      Ready One Player,    Real Steel,     Resurrection,     Rio 2,         Rise of the Planet of the Apes,       Run All Night,    Sex and the City 2,       Smurfs 2,       Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens,      Stars Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,    Sucker Punch,    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,    The 5th Wave,    The BFG,    The Dictator,    The Heat,   The Greatest Showman,     The Intern,    The Longest Ride,    The Post,    The Rebound,    The Walk,    Tropico,      Trumbo,    We’re the Millers,    X-Men Apocalypse,      X-Men, Days of Future Past

TV Appearances

American Idol,    America’s Got Talent,    Dancing With The Stars,    Ellen Degeneres Show,    Grey’s Anatomy,    Jimmy Kimmel Live,    Late Night with David Letterman,        PBS Andrea Bocelli: Cinema,    PBS Andrea Bocelli & David Foster: My Christmas,    PBS Rod Stewart: Merry Christmas Baby,     Saturday Night Live,        The American Music Awards,       The Conan O'brien Show,    The Grammys,      The MTV Movie Awards,      The MTV Music Awards,      The Oscars,       The Voice,    The View,      Tonight Show with Jay Leno,     Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,      X-Factor

TV Shows

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,    American Crime,     Astronaut Wives Club,    Bates Motel,    Better Call Saul,      Beverly Hills 90210,    CSI NY,    Cougar Town,    Crazy Ex Girlfriend,     Empire,    Family Guy,    Freaks of Nature,     Glee,      House of Cards ,   Mob City,    Modern Family,    Penny Dreadful,    Revenge,    Star Trek: Discovery

 

Contact

Email: sloan.kathleen@gmail.com