Adrianna Mateo cuts a singular profile across the music industry as a rare triple-threat talent: solo violinist, singer-songwriter, and actress. Since March 2020, she has premiered an original visual single, "Love Disconnect," on the same lineup as musical legends Alan Menken, Desmond Child, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Erika Ender, and Joshua Bell (Kaufman Music Center livestream gala); finished a studio single with a Grammy Award-nominated team whose credits span Michael Jackson to Björk; acted in "Specially Processed American Me" (by Jaime Sunwoo, dir. Karim Muasher) for Flushing Town Hall and Queens Council on the Arts in a female-, Asian-American-led production; and performed and workshopped virtuosic solo violin works for the Juilliard School's Evening Division. Adrianna's pre-pandemic performance schedule included concurrent runs at the Met Opera and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Elegant and edgy, Adrianna's aura lends itself to a dizzying array of projects: her most recent live appearances include premiering a violin concerto written for her backed by a fifty-piece orchestra (composer, Mitchell McCarthy), making her Broadway debut in "Tootsie," singing her original songs at MCU Park for more than 40,000 people (Brooklyn Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk), acting in HBO's "Succession," playing solo violin on CNN and at the United Nations General Assembly (Refugee Orchestra Project), singing on MTV, and performing her music with a full live band at Joe's Pub (Musical Theater Factory's People of Color Roundtable). Previously, she opened solo for Alicia Keys at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, performed originals at Rockefeller Center's Rainbow Room, and both co-produced and tracked her soon-to-be-released single “Skin Hunger” at Jungle City Studios. Her music, supported by composer Nico Muhly and praised by Grammy Award-winning, multiplatinum producer Bob Power, is announced first via her newsletter and is available on all major online music distributors.
Charismatic both on camera and onstage, Adrianna regularly films and performs throughout - and beyond - her hometown, New York City. She has sung on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, improvised violin at the TimesCenter for tech blog Engadget, performed on stage for multiple runs at the Metropolitan Opera (actress, international HD broadcast with Anna Netrebko) and Metropolitan Museum of Art (music director-curator and solo violinist), performed at the Bang on a Can Summer Marathon (solo violin - that year's only solo artist), recorded for Philip Glass, and performed on tour internationally (Southeast Asia, South Africa, Europe, North America), earning her acclaim from both the New York Times and TimeOut New York.
Adrianna has more than ten years of teaching and conducting experience. While conducting isn't her focus at the moment, she enjoys remotely coaching adult students at The PIT NYC and gifted teens at the Kaufman Music Center's Face The Music. Adrianna’s formative musical experiences include performing her Carnegie Hall debut on piano at eight years old, writing new songs every day for a week at the Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project, and regularly immersing herself for hours in her dad's music collection, which featured the Mateo family's Three B's: Bach, Barbara Streisand, and Billy Idol.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
- Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
- Pit Musician (Other)
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
Person of Color?