Geena Renee: Don’t Leave Me Here

Geena Renee: Don’t Leave Me Here

As kids, we all have lists of things we want to be when we grow up: a doctor, a teacher, a singer. But as we age and interests change, few children end up following through on these childhood dreams. Yet since Geena Renee picked up a violin at the age of seven, she knew that she would pursue music throughout her life, and that hasn’t changed.

Flash-forward 14 years and you’ll find Geena at Highline Ballroom and Mercury Lounge, performing original music with influences from Regina Spektor, Panic! at the Disco, and a score of other musical icons. Now, the 21-year-old artist tells AQ about her start, her upcoming sophomore album, Cipher, and where she’s headed next.

Where are you from?

Fairfield, NJ.

How long have you been an active musician and how did you get started?

I got my start as a musician when I was 7 years old, playing violin in my elementary school district in Fairfield, which was Stevenson School. I kind of started playing violin on a whim. No one in my family is musical, so the passion for music didn’t come from genetics. I quickly fell in love with the violin and would wake …

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