Carla Sciaky is a multi-instrumentalist based in Denver, Colorado. In the historical performance world, Carla has been a core member of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado since its first season and performs with her quartet Sémplice. She has played with the Denver Early Music Consort, Musica Sacra, and the Boulder Philharmonic. Carla studied baroque violin with Marilyn McDonald, and has played in master classes with Marc Destrubé, Cynthia Roberts, and Robert Mealy.
As a solo folksinger and songwriter, she toured the US and Europe through the 1980s and 90s, with a discography of eight solo albums on the Propinquity, Green Linnet, and Alacazam labels. Her songwriting won her awards and/or recognition in such arenas as the Kerrville New Song Competition, the Louisville (Kentucky) songwriting competition, the Colorado Arts and Humanities Fellowship for Composition, the Billboard Songwriting Competition, and the Colorado, Utah, and Kansas Artist-in-Residence programs. At present, Carla performs as a soloist, in ballad concerts with Harry Tuft, and in the blockbuster series “Jews Do ___”, as well as playing for religious services and teaching classes at the Denver Waldorf School.
Carla is also a Foundational Practitioner of Reconnective Healing at Thrive Integrated Health, and is working on a book project.