Keith Lawrence

Keith “Law” Lawrence (viola) is a Pittsburgh native, and an accomplished violist, vocalist, composer, arranger, and producer. He began his musical studies at age 10, and later received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in viola performance from the Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College and DePaul University’s School of Music. Lawrence now specializes in various alternative styles of string playing and improvisation. He has been Grammy nominated for his work with Quartet San Francisco, and performs with the Berkeley and Santa Rosa symphony orchestras as well as on television, video games, and movie soundtracks. Lawrence has performed with the likes of Solange, Peter Gabriel, Bjork, Diana Krall, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Josh Groban, and Andrea Bocelli. Currently residing in San Francisco, Lawrence is violist, vocalist, composer, arranger for Cosa Nostra Strings, founder/owner of Unicorn Breeding Ground/UBG Strings, and violist and contractor for FeverUp Candlelight Concerts (SF/Bay Area), He is constantly engaged in challenging perspectives and breaking barriers through his limitless creativity.