Mario Gotoh, violin, viola

Born in Japan, based in NYC, Dr. Mario Gotoh is a Grammy Award-winner who has distinguished herself in multiple roles as an innovative, creative violinist, violist, passionate educator and composer with a remarkably unique style in all genres, performing worldwide. An avid interdisciplinary collaborator, Mario is a featured actor in William Kentridge’s “The Head and The Load.” She regularly records and performs on soundtracks and with pop artists, including: Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, Roger Waters, Sting, Katy Perry, Doja Cat, broadcast on The Grammys, SNL, MTV VMAs, Colbert, Letterman. She was the original violinist-violist for Broadway’s “Hamilton: An American Musical”. She holds dual-degree Doctorates and Master of both Violin and Viola Performance. Mario is inspired by her community activism, language, literature, cooking, writing, visual arts, film, swimming, and exploring cultures worldwide.