Cassandra Lyons

Suzuki Violin Cassandra Moore Lyons is a versatile performer with a broad educational background. Cassandra began Suzuki violin lessons at age four and has carried her joy for the instrument with her through college and beyond. Cassandra pursued her bachelor’s degree from Gordon College and continued her master’s studies in performance and long-term Suzuki pedagogy training at the Hartt School under …

Zhongling Li

Zhongling Li has performed globally as a soloist and chamber musician in her native country, China, in the US, as well as Europe.  She made her solo debut with the Boston Pops as the winner of the Boston University Soloists’ Competition. She is also the winner of the Arthur W. Foote Award from the Harvard Musical Association. Ms. Li also …

Ben Carson

Violin A native of Boston, MA, violinist Benjamin Carson has performed with ensembles across New England. He is a member of the Cape Symphony and the Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra, and often performs with BMOP, the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, the New Bedford Symphony, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. An avid performer of contemporary music, Mr. Carson was personally selected …

Jin-Kyung Joen

Violin, String Department Chair Violinist Jin-Kyung Joen has performed extensively in Italy, USA, Poland, Greece, and Korea for various music festivals and concert series. In addition to serving on the violin faculty of the New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School, as well as the Killington, Foulger and Bosa Antica (Italy) music festivals, Ms. Joen recently served as the Artistic Director of …

Lucia May

Violin Since the 1990’s Lucia P. May has taught the violin and chamber music privately and in various programs including the String Academy at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with Mimi Zweig, at the University of Minnesota Bravo! Summer Institute and Pienza Festival of Music with Sally O’Reilly, and the St. Louis Symphony Community Music School. From 2001-2016 she …

Kenneth Mok

Violin Kenneth Mok, an active musician in the New England area, has performed as concertmaster of Calliope and principal second violin for the Unitas Ensemble, the Video Game Orchestra, and the Boston Chamber Orchestra. As a soloist, he’s appeared with the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra, and the Hong Kong Baptist University Orchestra. Kenneth has performed in …

Klaudia Szlachta

Violin Klaudia Szlachta is an award winning violinist who has both performed and taught internationally. A Polish national, Ms. Szlachta earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Boston Conservatory, studying with Professor Magdalena Suchecka Richter. Her Masters and Doctorate of Musical Arts degrees were achieved at Boston University under the tutelage of Professor Yuri Mazurkevich. While there, she won both the …

Kelly Barr

Violin Kelly Barr, a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since February 1996, earned her BM at University of Minnesota and her MM at the New England Conservatory. As a soloist, Barr has performed with the Plymouth Philharmonic, the DePaul Symphony Orchestra, and in a recital series for the Jordanian Conservatory. She has also performed at the Encore Music Festival, …

Adam Vaubel

Violin Adam Vaubel is an avid teacher and performer in the Boston area.  Originally from Ohio, Adam has studied with some of the leading violin teachers in the United States and has performed as a soloist, with chamber groups, and with orchestras in the United States and Europe. Adam has earned a Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance from Bowling Green State University, a Masters of Music in Violin …

Heidi Braun-Hill

Violin Violinist Heidi Braun-Hill has performed with chamber music series presented by Emmanuel Music, Token Creek, Apple Hill, Firebird Ensemble, the Chameleon Arts Ensemble, Winsor Music, Radius Ensemble, and the Warebrook Contemporary Music Festival. Ms. Braun-Hill, affliated with many Boston groups and sought after as a concertmaster, has made recordings with various groups on the Arsis, Nonesuch, Naxos, BMOP /sound, …