Programs: Strings & Harp

Steven Ansell

Student of Donald McGinnis, Vilem Sokol, Michael Tree, Arnold Steinhardt, Felix Galimir, and Oscar Shumsky. Principal Viola, Boston Symphony Orchestra, since 1996. Former Assistant Principal Viola, Pittsburgh Symphony; member of Music from Marlboro. Concerts throughout Europe and the United States as member of Muir String Quartet. Recipient of Naumburg Award and the Grand Prix du Disque […]

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Edwin Barker

Principal Double Bass, Boston Symphony Orchestra. Former member, Chicago Symphony, Albany Symphony. Edwin Barker has performed and recorded with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and with Collage, a Boston-based contemporary music ensemble. He is also a frequent guest performer with the Boston Chamber Music Society in Boston’s Jordan Hall. Edwin Barker […]

Heather Braun

Violinist Dr. Heather Braun performs as first violinist of the prize-winning Arneis Quartet; as a member of the Orchestra of Emmanuel Music, she was a Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow in 2010-11. Dr. Braun was appointed to the Boston University School of Music faculty in 2014 and the St. Anselm College faculty in 2016. Dr. Braun […]

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Lynn Chang

A top prizewinner of the International Paganini Competition in Genoa, Italy, violinist Lynn Chang has enjoyed an active and versatile international career as soloist, chamber musician, and educator for over 30 years. A native of Boston, Mr. Chang began his violin study at the age of seven with Sarah Scriven and Boston Symphony Orchestra violinist […]

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Hye Min Choi

Violist Hye Min Choi has received numerous awards and honors in both Korea and the United States, including prizes in the Music Journal Competition, the Music Choon Choo Competition, the World Newspaper Competition, the Kyung Hee University Competition, the Sung Shin Women’s University Competition, the Duxbury Music Festival Soloists’ Competition, and Boston University’s Bach Competition […]

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Daniel Doña

Daniel Doña has distinguished himself as an active performer and pedagogue. He serves on the viola faculty of the Boston University School of Music alongside his duties as Chair of Student Life and Honors, Assistant Chair of the String Department, Coordinator of String Chamber Music, and Lecturer of String Pedagogy and String Literature. Daniel is […]

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Carolyn Davis Fryer

Carolyn Davis Fryer, bassist, has an extensive background as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and teacher. She has toured South America with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of Zubin Mehta, and performed with Isaac Stern at the Kennedy Center Honors to honor her mentor, Alexander Schneider, in a live, nationally televised broadcast. Subsequently, […]

Franziska Huhn

Harpist Franziska Huhn has given numerous solo recitals throughout the United States as well as countless international recitals, including several performances for the German President (Johannes Rau and Horst Koehler). Ms. Huhn has participated in the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, the Pacific Music Festival in Japan and the Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts.  She later returned to Tanglewood to perform […]

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Mihail Jojatu

Romanian-born cellist Mihail Jojatu joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s cello section in 2001 and became fourth chair at the start of the 2003-04 season. Mihail studied at the Bucharest Academy of Music before coming to the United States in 1996. He then attended The Boston Conservatory, where he studied with former BSO cellist Ronald Feldman, […]

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Bayla Keyes

Described as “a charismatic soloist of expressive generosity and technical élan” who gives “awe-inspiring performances” displaying “masterful leadership,” violinist Bayla Keyes is an ardent champion for a wide range of classical and contemporary repertoire.   A seasoned performer on the international touring circuit, she played over one thousand concerts as a founding member of the Muir […]

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