Caroluna is a classically trained singer, composer, multimedia performance artist, VJ, actor, dancer, producer and recording artist. Caroluna performs nationally and internationally. Some notable performances include the XX Olympic Winter Games in Torino, LUX Video Artist Festival in Seville, Grace Cathedral, Harmony Festival, The Cosmic Mass, RESFEST film festival, Earthdance Festival and the Oakland Lyric Opera. She has recorded vocals with The Orb, The String Cheese Incident, The Aquamarines and MC Yogi, and has performed with Mickey Hart, The Flaming Lips, The Everyone Orchestra, Narada Michael Walden, The Magnetic Poets and Vau de Vire Society..
Caroluna was the VJ, a producer, and featured vocalist for the Cosmic Mass
, over a period of six years, which was held monthly at the historic Sweets Ballroom in Oakland, California.
In 1999, while attending Mills College, Caroluna created a a visual music concert of “Poemes pour Mi” by Olivier Messiaen at the Mills College Concert Hall for her final thesis project. In 2005, she created, performed and produced a visual music program of 20th century french music called “Poems of Ecstasy”
for the Oakland Lyric Opera which included “Poemes Pour Mi” by Messiaen, “Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé”, by Maurice Ravel, and “Quatre poèmes hindou”, by Maurice Delage, accompanied by her video art.
After completing music studies at Mills College and film studies at CCAC, Caroluna studied Indian classical music with the late Maestro Ustad Ali Akbar Khan at the Ali Akbar College of Music, where she met her present teacher, Shweta Jhaveri.
Caroluna incorporates video art into her live performances, creating an immersive multi – media experience for the viewer / listener. Her debut CD. “Sacred Love Songs
“, is an enhanced CD including 2 videos, ipod and smartphone ready – Visual Meditation, visual music for your portable device. Bliss to go…