Posts tagged Violin
Robin Sharp

Robin Sharp, a native of California, is a solo performer, chamber musician, concertmaster, and teacher. Ms. Sharp has appeared in recital at many prestigious venues including the Musikverein in Vienna, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the National Music Hall in Taipei, and at Carnegie Hall.

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Hrabba Atladottir

Icelandic violinist Hrabba Atladottir studied in Berlin, Germany, and worked there as a freelance violinist for five years, regularly playing with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Deutsche Oper, and Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. She currently teaches violin at UC Berkeley and performs with the Berkeley Contemporary Chamber Players.

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Liana Bérubé

Canadian violinist Liana Bérubé’s was a founding member of the Delphi Trio. Liana travels regularly around the US and abroad, presenting concerts, doing outreach, and teaching masterclasses. She has appeared as concerto soloist with the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, the Bear Valley Festival Orchestra, and Sinfonia Toronto.

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Emily Botel

Philadelphia-born violinist, Emily is the founder and a violinist in the chamber orchestra One Found Sound, and the baroque ensemble MUSA. She has appeared as a soloist with the San Francisco Academy Orchestra and with the Banff Festival Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, and Spoleto USA Festival Orchestra.

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Eugene Chukhlov

Russian-born violinist Eugene Chukhlov comes from a family of musicians. Two weeks after getting his masters from the Moscow Conservatory, he left for the US and made San Francisco his new home. Eugene is applauded regularly as a soloist and orchestral player throughout the Bay Area. He is one of the SFCO’s oldest members.

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Gillian Clements

North Carolinian Gillian moved to San Francisco from Nyeri, Kenya, where she founded a string program at the Mount Kenya Academy. She has performed with the Houston Grand Opera Orchestra, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Key West, New Hampshire, Monterey, North Carolina and Sacramento Symphony Orchestras.

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Antoine van Dongen

Mr. van Dongen had a distinguished career as a first violinist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam and worked closely with Leonard Bernstein, Carlo Maria Giulini, Pierre Boulez, and Ricardo Chailly. He was also first violinist of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Antoine moved to the Bay Area in 2012.

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George Hayes

George is Concertmaster for Townsend Opera in Modesto, and has served as Principal Second Violin for the Camellia Symphony, Folsom Lake Symphony, and North State Symphony. He performs with the Reno Philharmonic and One Found Sound. As a chamber musician, Hayes has appeared with the Eisenstadt Music Festival in Austria.

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Natasha Makhijani

Natasha is a founding member of the Chamber Music Society of San Francisco and is a member of the Oakland Symphony, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Magik*Magik Orchestra. Natasha is on the faculty of the SF Conservatory’s Pre-College Division and the Crowden School’s CCMC.

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Rachel Noyes

Rachel Noyes was born into a family of musicians in Portland, Maine. She plays in many area groups, including the SFCO, Modesto Symphony and Marin Symphony. Rachel enjoys playing with the exceptional musicians and people that make up the SFCO and finds their music making truly personal and enlivening.

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Jory Fankuchen

An avid chamber musician, Jory has performed in concert with artists such as Robert Mann, Joseph Silverstein, and Paul Hersh. As first violinist of the Kailas String Quartet, Jory performed throughout North America, winning first prize in the Chamber Music International Competition, and silver at the National Fischoff Competition.

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