Newspapers around the world including The New York Times and Washington Post have described Janice Martin’s virtuosic playing as “brilliant” and “splendid” with “a warm and richly resonant tone” where “perfection was never in question.”
There is no performer quite like Janice Martin. She achieves virtuosity as a violinist, pianist, vocalist and most uniquely, as an Aerial Acrobatic Violinist.
Following her Carnegie Hall debut on Solo Violin, Janice released her first Solo Violin CD receiving NY Times’ critical acclaim as "a brilliant artist." She has toured the world as a featured guest soloist performer with orchestras and with the internationally acclaimed troupe Cirque de la Symphonie, with whom has performed with such orchestras as the Philadelphia Orchestra, The San Francisco Symphony, the Boston Pops, the Baltimore Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, Houston Symphony, National Symphony, and Atlanta Symphony to name a few. Janice has performed in some of the most celebrated concert halls in the world such as New York's Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Tokyo's Suntory Hall and Prague's Rudolfinum.
Janice’s multi-dimensional artistry wowed millions of viewers on the popular NBC Series America’s Got Talent with her aerial violin and vocal performance, and her work has been featured on television projects for the Discovery and History Channels as well on the big screen in the Miramax film “Paperclips.” Ms. Martin was awarded the honorary use of the 1708 Burstein/Bagshawe Stradivarius Violin from the Stradivari Society, top prizes at the Washington International Competition, the Young Artist International Competition, and the Career Award Grant by National Endowment for the Arts. In past years, Janice has been also awarded “Female Entertainer of the Year” in Branson.
In 2017, Janice opened “The Janice Martin Cirque Show” at the Americana Theatre in Branson, MO and is now in her 3rd year having won the “2019 Female Entertainer of the Year” and “2019 Best Violinist of the Year” along with years’ past winning “Best New Show”, “Best Matinee Show” “Best Military Tribute and “2017 Female Entertainer of the Year.”
A native of Racine, Wisconsin, Janice is a graduate of The Juilliard School and Indiana University Schools of Music. In addition, Ms. Martin has created DVDs, CDs and most recently authored a Children's Inspirational Book entitled: "How I Learned to Fly."