Cæcilie Balling is a violinist and artist, born and raised in Aarhus, Denmark.
Since 2011 she has studied, worked and lived in Copenhagen including studies at Oberlin Conservatory, USA.
November 2019 she finished her soloist studies with her debut from RAMA in Aarhus with music by Bach, Nikolaj Hess and G. Enescu.
Cæcilie is a passionate soloist and chamber musician, and is known for working as a classical violinist and as an artist that brings genres together.
She has been soloist with, The Danish Chamber Orchestra, Bellbird Chamber Orchestra, RAMA Strings. She has premiered Tuan Tan Hao's Violin Concerto and latest she premiered a new piece by Nikolaj Hess 'Melody', Concert Piece for Solo Violin, String Orchestra, Drums and Bass, led by Carsten Seyer-Hansen.
Toghether with Nikolaj Hess, she created the project Spacelab + Strings that revield their debut album '21.
From 2015-2018 she was a member of the eksperimental ensemble Halvcirkel that created two albums, the debut album 'halvcirkel' and 'The Gift' by Terry Riley.
Cæcilie has through out the years worked with many different artists as; Máté Szucs, Steffen Brandt, Caroline Henderson, Matias Kjøller, Craig Leon, Clarice Assad, Nikolaj Hess, Hess/AC/Hess Spacelab, Hess is More, Mike Scheridan, Palle Mikkelborg, Helene Gjerris, Simon Duus, Carsten Dahl, been on tour with Den Jyske Opera and others.
Cæcilie is also a passionate entrepeneur.
Together with her close friend and colleague, Maria Edlund, they created the multi genre festival The House Festival.
In 2019 she created The Spacehouse Festival, at Designmuseet with Nikolaj Hess. Latest she created Lyden Under Træerne 2020-2021, together with Kaspar Vig and Strids Mølle/Kattrup Gods.
Cæcilie has participated in several music series and festivals as; Aarhus Kammermusik Festival, Østerbro Kammermusik Festival, Ålborg Opera Festival, Uden For Sæsonen, Boston Bach Festival, Thy Chamber Music Festival, Carl Nielsen Masterclass, U-HAC international (USA) and recieved grants as, The Fulbright Scholarship, Robert Russels Mindelegat and is supported by Bræmsers fond with a unique Peccatte bow.
Latest she has recorded Educate-S: Works for violin for Dapaco, an album of solo works by danish composers.
Her solo electro acoustic solo project MAYIB is supported by Statens Kunstfond