Kiara Ana

viola, violin, electric violin, voice

Kiara Ana is a classically-trained violist, violinist and singer based in Los Angeles. She travels frequently for performances and can currently be seen on tour with Adele. When she’s not on the road, Kiara keeps her schedule full with studio sessions, live performances with bands and solo artists and teaching students. 

Kiara was part of the “Glee Band” for Season Six of “Glee,” and appears as a featured musician on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Emmy Award-winning show, “Hit RECord on TV” for the live music video of “Veil of Night” (Season 2, Episode 1: The Dark). Kiara has recorded for movie soundtracks including the opening track “Float” written by Bleu and sung by K.T. Tunstall for Disney’s “Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast.”

Kiara has performed live with many artists including Adele, Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, David Foster, Josh Groban, Yoshiki, X-Japan, Bleu, Alexz Johnson, Morgan Karr, Ty Taylor, Shoshana Bean, Rumer Willis, Adam Pascal, Marco Antonio Solis, Alex Wong, Bob Schneider, The Dolls, Falls, Robert Davi, Deanna Martin, Shahkar, Andy Madadian, KamyR, Air Traffic Controller and Vinnie Ferra. 

She has toured nationally with Adele, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Bleu, Air Traffic Controller and Vinnie Ferra and internationally with Ariana Grande and the Japanese sensation, Yoshiki. Kiara has performed in arenas and concert halls in Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

Kiara studied with Kathryn Lockwood of the Lark Quartet through high school and Michelle LaCourse during college as well as guest teachers at various international festivals. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance from Boston University’s School of Music. 

Kiara endorses GEWA, Planet Waves, F-Pedals, D’addario, The Realist Violin, The Realist Pickup and Mark Wood’s Viper Violin.



"A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist."

Louis Nizer