Christen Lien is a classically trained violist who performs original compositions that bridge Eastern and Western traditions, classical and postmodern, as well as acoustic and electronic genres. Incorporating layers of live effects with her viola through the use of processors and looping pedals, Lien creates evocative music and beautifully haunting performance art.
Her music has been featured in films and short form media, commercials, live theater and dance performances, as well as in support of environmental, political and scientific campaigns.
“Sandbox Sessions”, “The Crux and The Shadow (Raconteur’s Warning)”,
and “The Invocation”
Written and Performed by Christen Lien
Published by Christen Lien
Courtesy of Christen Lien
Visit her website: www.itsnotaviolin.com