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Natalia "Saw Lady" Paruz

Natalia "Saw Lady" Paruz

Woman in black dress playing saw in front of pond.

Natalia "Saw Lady"® Paruz has spent more than two decades bringing the rare art of playing music on a carpenter's saw to audiences around the world. Her playing can be heard on movie soundtracks including HBO's "The Jinx," "Time Out of Mind" (with Richard Gere), Fox Searchlight's "Another Earth," and "Dummy" (with Adrien Brody). She has performed with the Israel Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta, with the Westchester Philharmonic, the Royal Air Moroccan Symphony, the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, and at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Madison Square Garden.

Paruz has been chosen for “Best of New York” lists by Time Out New York, The Village Voice, New York Press, and New York Resident. She has received citations of honor from the New York City Council, the New York State Senate, New York State Assembly, and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, as well as a medal of honor from the city of Paris, France.