Juliet Haffner, Musician's Contractor
Juliet has contracted musicians for motion pictures, recordings, live television and live events. Her work includes contracting for films by directors: Tim Robbins, Martin Scorsese, and David Mamet, among others. She has contracted string sections for live television including: Saturday Night Live for Neil Young, VH1 Divas Live for Mariah Carey, Letterman for the Goo Goo Dolls and Green Day and MTV Unplugged for Alanis Morrissette. Juliet also booked the musicians for soundtrack recordings for the films Runaway Bride and Armageddon. She was asked to play a violin/viola solo on Michael Jackson's HIStory record and also booked the musicians for Aerosmith's Nine Lives recording in addition to orchestras for Laura Nyro, Livingston Taylor and Ricky Martin.
Juliet contracted the strings, oboe & harp for "Eastwood After Hours" a live concert at Carnegie Hall with the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. It was presented on PBS and recorded for CD & DVD. It features music from Clint Eastwood's films.
Most recently, Juliet contracted the strings for Elvis Costello's latest record "Look Now". She also contracted the band for Trisha Yearwood's performance "For the Last Time" for the TODAY show and Live with Kelly/Ryan, as well as a live performance at the Rainbow Room.
Working as a violist and violinist in New York, Juliet has access to New York's finest musicians who perform in every genre: classical, baroque, Latin, jazz, world/ethnic, and swing, among others. She can also book musicians for on-camera filming.
Film Composer, Elmer Bernstein: "The orchestras Juliet contracted for me were always of the highest professional standard. I am sure that those who will be the beneficiary of her skill will find the going smooth and the results superb".
Juliet's Resume includes contracting/booking for:
TELEVISION - String Sections
Saturday Night Live, David Letterman, VH1 Storytellers, Rosie O'Donnell, Good Morning America, MTV Unplugged for artists including Neil Young, The Goo Goo Dolls, Green Day, Hootie and the Blowfish, Mariah Carey, Amanda Marshall and Alanis Morrissette.
RECORDING - Orchestras
Aerosmith, "Nine Lives"; Ricky Martin, "You Stay With Me", "I'm Made of You"; Marc Cohn, "The Rainy Season"; Laura Nyro, "Walk The Dog and Light the Light"; Livingston Taylor, "There You Are Again"; Rebecca Pidgeon, "The Raven"; Hesher, "Haven't Heard a Word", "Windows"; Belle, "Notre Dame de Paris"; Orquesta Nova, "Orquesta Nova", "Salon New York"; "Eastwood After Hours" Live Concert at Carnegie Hall.
Solo Viola/Violin for Michael Jackson "HIStory: Blood on the Dance Floor"
MOTION PICTURES - Orchestras
Dead Man Walking and Cradle Will Rock, directed by Tim Robbins; The Winslow Boy, directed by David Mamet; Bringing Out The Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese; The Prime Gig, directed by Gregory Mosher; Tadpole, directed by Gary Winick; and Barcelona, directed by Whit Stillman.
Runaway Bride, "And That's What Hurt" - Hall and Oats
Armageddon, "Leaving On a Jet Plane" - Chantal
Juliet performs regularly as a violist with the New York City Ballet Orchestra at Lincoln Center, The American Composers Orchestra and has performed numerous times at Carnegie Hall. She received her Master's Degree from the Juilliard School of Music.