Author: Claire Bryant

Claire Bryant

New York City-based cellist Claire Bryant enjoys an active and diverse career as a leading performer of chamber music, contemporary music, and the solo cello repertoire. Ms. Bryant is a founding member of the acclaimed chamber music collective, Decoda, an Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall; and has most recently joined the Toronto-based Cecilia String Quartet for their final season in 2017 - 2018. The founder and director of Decoda's justice initiative, Music for Transformation, Claire's leadership in music for criminal justice reform has been recognized by two invitations to perform at the White House during the Obama administration. Claire is honored to be a new member of the Artistic Advisory Board for 21CM. For more information, please visit



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Six years ago, the fantastic folks at Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation announced an open call for artists from around the world, with the intention of bringing them to the U.S. for an extensive collaborative residency and tour.