Dana Lyn

Dana Lyn

Music Co-Director, Family Album

Actor: Clara, Family Album

Brooklyn-based violinist, pianist and composer whose work ranges from folk and classical music to indie-rock.

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: onstage musician and actor, Clive (The New Group, dir. by Ethan Hawke); onstage musician, Hamlet (The Public Theater/Shakespeare in the Park, dir. by Oskar Eustis); The Cherry Orchard, The Winter’s Tale (Brooklyn Academy of Music, dir. by Sam Mendes). 

Selected discographyAqualude (Ropeadope Records); The Hare Said a Prayer to the Rainbow and Followed the Fox Down the Hole (self-release); In Double (self-release); Looking for the Early Opener (self-release). 

Other credits: Fiddler and arranger, Blackthorn and Sweet Liberty by Susan McKeown; Lisbon by The Walkmen; The Charlie Poole Project by Loudon Wainwright III; An Irish Homecoming by Cherish the Ladies (PBS special/DVD/CD); If It Wasn’t for the Irish and the Jews by banjoist/folklorist Mick Moloney, and many others. Commissions: Brooklyn Rider, New Orchestra of Washington, Amethyst Quartet, OSSO String Quartet. InternationalGeanntrai, The Raw Bar (Ireland’s National Television and Radio). 

Education: BA in violin performance, Oberlin Conservatory.