Maiani da Silva

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Lect Music Dept

Maiani da Silva is a contemporary violinist, performer, arranger, and educator.  She is a member of the 

four-time Grammy-winning sextet Eighth Blackbird, co-founder of performance-art duo The Furies, and Lecturer at Yale’s Department of Music, where she teaches a course on contemporary chamber music performance. Maiani has worked with a wide range of artists, from David Lang, Viet Cuong, Anne Bogart, Ted Hearne, and Nina Shekhar to Childish Gambino, Taylor Mac, Julianna Barwick, and Joe Hisaishi, among others. For more, visit

Undergraduate faculty