Desiree Hazley is a classically trained violinist and a native to Los Angeles, California. As a professional freelancer, she has traveled the world and collaborated on many recordings, TV shows, events, musicals, and band and orchestral performances.
Her love of traveling and music has brought her to many countries around the world including: Russia, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, France, England, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Germany, China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Jordan, Israel, Canada, and Mexico.
Additionally, she has performed for awards shows such as the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, 67th and 68th Primetime Emmy Awards' Governors Ball, and the 2015 Unforgettable Gala- Asian American Awards. Artists that Desiree has collaborated with include: Halsey, Ariana Grande, Alicia Keys, Mac Miller, Ceelo Green, Andy Grammar, Stevie Nicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dave Stewart, Richard Marx, Andrea Bocelli, David Foster, Eric Benet, Kenny Loggins, AJ MItchell, Roy English, and Postmodern Jukebox. She has additionally recorded many compositions for Dreamworks, Disney, and Lionsgate Films and appeared on TV shows such as the last season of Fox Network's, Glee, ABC's The Bachelorette, and FX's The American Horror Story.
In 2014, she had an amazing opportunity to go on a world tour of 10 countries with Japanese rockstar, Yoshiki, and also performed with his rock band, X Japan, at Madison Square Gardens. She also performed at several festivals including: Sundance Film Festival (Utah), SXSW (Texas), Otakon (Maryland), Hello Kitty Con (California), and Montreal International Jazz Festival (Montreal).
Desiree received her B.M. in Violin Performance at Azusa Pacific University and additionally studied violin at California Institute of the Arts.