Earl Maneein was born and raised in Queens, NYC and began studying classical violin at age four. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree from Queens College and a Master of Music Degree from the Mannes College of Music in New York City, where he studied with Daniel Phillips of the Orion String Quartet.
Earl has received commissions from Rachel Barton Pine, Tito Muñoz, The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, The Dance Theater of Harlem, The Francesca Harper Dance Company, and Zentripetal Duo.
His violin concerto "Dependent Arising" received its World Premiere by Rachel Barton Pine with Tito Muñoz conducting the Phoenix Symphony in April of 2017.
A versatile violinist, Earl is comfortable in many styles ranging from classical to bluegrass, jazz, rock, and the genre in which he has chosen to pursue his artistic voice in, extreme music. Earl also regularly composes for his two projects, the experimental grindcore/metal duo Black Heart Sutra, and his new music/hardcore crossover string quartet SEVEN)SUNS, (sevensunsmusic.com) whosealbum, "For The Hearts Still Beating" was released on Party Smasher Inc. in June of 2017.
The latest Black Heart Sutra album, "Zersetzung" is out now on Stillwater Recordings.
He has been featured in The Strad, Strings Magazine, Vice, and Guitar World and has recorded, played and or collaborated with such varied artists and groups as Jay-Z, Florence+The Machine, Paul Weller of The Jam, Rhianna, Blood Has Been Shed, Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes, The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Sean Lennon, Janet Biggs, Blake Fleming (Mars Volta), The Dillinger Escape Plan and Alicia Keys, among others.
Earl lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife (and SEVEN)SUNS cellist), Jennifer and their daughter.
ENDORSEMENTS: D'Addario strings, Kemper Profiler Amps, Jim Dunlop Pedals, and Arcus Bows.
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SEVEN)SUNS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR with CLERIC and Pyrrhon
3/15 - Baltimore MD - The Depot
3/16 - Greensboro NC - New York Pizza
3/17 - Asheville NC - Static Age Records
3/18 - Murfreesboro TN - Autograph Studios
3/19 - TBA
3/21 - St. Louis MO - Foam
3/22 - Kansas City MO - Riot Room
4/5 - New York, NY - Saint Vitus Bar
4/6 - Philadelphia PA - Century Bar
November 16- Long Branch NJ (check sevensunsmusic.com for details)
November 17 Washington DC (check sevensunsmusic.com for details)
November 18- Philadephia PA (check sevensunsmusic.com for details)
November 19- Brooklyn NY (check sevensunsmusic.com for details)
August 26- September 1- Avaloch Farm Residency with seven)suns
September 10- @ Shapeshifter Lab with seven)suns
September 22- @ DROM Dave Gotay Memorial Concert with Sweet Plantain