8 Things To Know About Brianna Perez, The Violinist From Oscar-Nominated Doc ‘Joe’s Violin’

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Still reeling from Sunday night’s Academy Awards frenzy, we highlight another talented, yet lesser known star, Brianna Perez of Joe’s Violin. The Oscar-nominated film about a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor not only introduced us to a classical wunderkind, it also served as the vehicle through which the teen violinist experienced a life-altering encounter with a music benefactor. Get acquainted with Perez, and hit the flip up top. After, feel free to watch Kahane Cooperman’s award-winning short documentary below.

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