Formed in Seattle in 1991, the Black Cat Orchestra has a repertoire that spans a wide range of styles, including music from Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia as well as their own original songs. In addition to playing in concerts, clubs, and at private parties, the Orchestra often performs original scores to silent films, and busily works on collaborations and their own recording projects. Black Cat Orchestra has appeared on National Public Radio’s This American Life, on David Byrne’s album Feelings, and has recorded original music for a dance piece by Seattleā€™s 33 Fainting Spells.