MICHI WIANCKO is an internationally-acclaimed,multi-dimensional composer, violinist, and collaborator. Her works have been performed by orchestras, ensembles, and bands around the world. She has been commissioned by the Ecstatic Music Festival, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Enso Quartet, Sybarite5, String Orchestra of Brooklyn, East Coast Chamber Orchestra, Spokane Symphony, Harvard Chamber Orchestra, Boston Conservatory Orchestra, and The Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto (among others). She also composes for films, commercials, and for her own band, Kono Michi. Michi has worked closely and performed with musicians across a vast musical spectrum including Missy Mazzoli, Steve Reich, Silk Road Ensemble, Yo-Yo Ma, Emily Wells, Laurie Anderson, Daniel Wohl, Vijay Iyer, International Contemporary Ensemble, and the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, to name a few. She holds a Bachelor of Music in performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Master’s degree from Juilliard.