Young-Shin Choi

Violin Young-Shin Choi is the concertmistress of the Boston Civic Orchestra and performs with various Boston-area orchestras, including the Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Previously, she was the principal second violinist of the Flanders Symphony Orchestra in Belgium. During her 12 years in Belgium, she also worked with the Vlaamse Opera orchestra as a guest violinist. Audiences have enjoyed her artistry worldwide: …

Gabriela Diaz

Violin, viola, ChamberMusicLab Gabriela Diaz began her musical training at the age of five, studying piano with her mother, and the next year, violin with her father.  A childhood cancer survivor, Gabriela is committed to supporting cancer research and treatment as a musician. In 2004, she was awarded a grant from the Albert Schweitzer Foundation to organize a series of …

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 Lucia P. May is a member of the faculties of The Longy School of Music at Bard College, Project STEP, and the Boston String Academy.  Since the 1990’s she has taught the violin and chamber music in various programs including the Indiana University Summer String Academy with Mimi Zweig, at the University of Minnesota Bravo! Summer Institute with Sally …

Jenna Potts

Violin, Suzuki Program Coordinator Ms. Potts holds a Master of Music with an Emphasis in Pedagogy from the Longy School of Music where she studied with Mark Lakirovich. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music, summa cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University where she also studied with faculty from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Ms. Potts currently …

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, …