International World-Renowned Electric Violinist


Sarah Charness is an American female electric violinist, composer, and producer based in New York, NY. Known best for her signature hot-pink six-string violin, she has performed internationally as a solo artist and with various ensembles including the Radio City Music Hall® and Carnegie Hall in New York City, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., The Chicago Theater, Massey Hall in Toronto, and the Prague Opera House in the Czech Republic.

As a studio musician from NYC, she has recorded for major motion picture soundtracks, TV, and video games. She performs vibrant and thrilling live electric violin performances for celebrities and corporate events, as well as music clubs, wedding venues and live concerts.

In addition to multitude of performances in leading nightclubs around the world, Charness has also performed with acts including The Chainsmokers, the Jonas Brothers, and Sigala, and has opened for artists including Steve Aoki, Diana Ross, Ne-Yo, Flo Rida and Jennifer Hudson.

Education & Achievements

Sarah has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan. She has been a featured artist on NPR's "From the Top", PBS's "NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" and "The Charlie Rose Show". She was also a recipient of the prestigious Fromm Foundation Commission at Tanglewood Music Center.

Electronic Violinist, Sarah Charness, from New York performs thrilling live electric violin performances for music clubs, weddings, concerts and more.


The violin has always been an integral part of Sarah’s life. In 2015, she released her first track with Disco Killerz, “We Came to Party,” which reached #48 on the Beatport “Hot 100 Electro House” chart.

As a follow up single, Charness and Disco Killerz teamed with British Pop Singer, Jem Cooke to release “Grip” which received international recognition.

Check out her latest releases and most popular songs.

Shows & Promotional Reel

See Sarah's most recent and upcoming electric violinist shows below.

Services Offered

As a solo electric violinist, Sarah provides high-energy live music entertainment for weddings, celebrities, corporate events, private parties, and clubs. She also offers studio recording services for TV, film, and video game projects. 

If you’re looking for a duo performance, book Sarah Charness and Alfiya Glow for the ultimate experience.


Sarah is a popular choice for weddings, offering a wide range of music to choose from. She can provide classical selections for the ceremony, cocktails, and dinner hours, and then switch gears for the reception with upbeat pop, rock, and dance hits.

Corporate Events

Sarah has performed at corporate events for clients such as Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Disney. She can liven up any corporate event with her electric violin performances, whether it’s a small gathering or a large-scale conference.

Private Parties

Sarah is also available for private parties and other special occasions. Her high-energy performances and her wide range of music will appeal to all guests.

Club Gigs

In addition to her solo work, Sarah also performs regularly with various rock, pop, hip hop and jazz groups around Los Angeles.

Recording Services

Sarah is a highly sought-after studio musician, and has recorded for major motion picture soundtracks, TV, and video games.

Contact for Booking & Inquiries

If you need a violinist for your next project, Sarah Charness is the perfect choice. She is a highly skilled and experienced musician with a passion for her craft. She books out weeks or months in advance, so contact Sarah today to discuss your upcoming needs and secure her services for your event.