Thea Farhadian is a performer/composer based in San Francisco Bay Area and Berlin. Her projects include solo violin and interactive electronics, acoustic improvisation, solo laptop, radio art, and video. Her solo pieces for violin and electronics combine a classical music background with extended technique and digital processing using Max/MSP. Her work has been seen internationally at venues including the Issue Project Room and Alternative Museum in New York City, Galerie Mario Mazolli, Sowieso, and Quiet Cue in Berlin, the Room Series and Meridian Gallery in San Francisco, the Center for Experimental Art and the Aram Kachaturyan Museum in Yerevan, Armenia, and International Women’s Electroacoustic Listening Room Project at Bimhaus in Amsterdam. Thea is a former member of the Berkeley Symphony orchestra where she played under Kent Nagano for ten years. She has an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from San Francisco State and an M.F.A. in Electronic Music from Mills College.