Shaina Evoniuk


Shaina Evoniuk is an electric and acoustic violinist, composer, band leader, and arranger has been dazzling audiences for over a decade. Whether she’s flying overhead on an aerial rig, rocking with a hip-hop band, performing solo, or playing with the numerous bands she leads, get ready to feel her contagious energy and virtuosic force. Shaina earned her Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and currently tours with William Close & the Earth Harp Collective & leads the Jazz Mafia String Section. Recent recording credits include violin on Lizzo’s current #1 album, and Leon Bridges’ GRAMMY winning song Bet Aint Worth The Hand. In 2018 she released her debut solo album Hitwoman Honey to critical acclaim & a sold out album release show, and her band Cosa Nostra Strings recently released an EP with soul singer Lilan Kane. Shaina has performed with ODESZA, Train, Gregory Porter, Third Eye Blind, Roy Ayers, The Human Experience, David Grisman, Chicago, Lyrics Born, Macy Gray, The Monophonics, DJ Qbert, Deltron, Liz Phair, Zion-I, Chali 2na and more! Highlights of her performance career include appearances at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Super Bowl XLIX, Montreal Jazz Festival, Playboy Jazz Festival & Beijing’s Spring Festival.


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