2000Susanna Cortesio-Ogata—violinist
Handel & Haydn Society (Principal 2nd)

2000Polina Sedukh—violinist
San Francisco Symphony

2000Mimi Reiter—violinist/violist
Royal Philharmonic/BBC Radio Orchestra

2000Victoria Mazin-Scharwtzman—pianist
Boston Lyric Opera, principal coach and accompanist

2000Emileigh Vandiver—cellist
Faculty, Project-Step

2000Emily Eng—violinist
The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

2000Christina Wheeler—violinist
United States Army Band Orchestra

2000Lukas Hurwitz—violinist
Bonsai/Camouflage Records, Music Producer

2000-2002Carrisa Redick—cellist
Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado

2000-2001—2003-2009Russell Wilson—violinist/violist
Vermont Symphony Orchestra ( principal), & Portland Symphony

2000-2003—2005-2009Andrew Eng—violinist/violist
Lead Violinist- MASS Tango, LyricaFest- Bermuda Music School, v
isiting faculty

2000 & 2006-2009Courtenay Vandiver—cellist
A Far Cry founding member

2000 & 2006-2009Ashley Vandiver—violinist/violist
Faculty- Wellesley College, A Far Cry

2000-2009Becky Hood—cellist
Stockton Symphony Orchestra, University of Connecticut Community School of the Arts & All Newton Suzuki School

2000-2003Mitch Branick—cellist
private studio teacher / Dallas, TX- (From ’04- ’09) Mitch has consistently placed his students in the top level Texas
All-State Orchestra

2000 & 2003Alyson Montez—violinist/violist
Grammy award winner, (2008) Best Latin regional Album, "Canciones de Amore" Mariachi Divas

2001Pierre-Alain Bouvrette—cellist
Violins du Roi (Montreal)

2001Frederic Bednarz—violinist
Molinari String Quartet, Canada

2001Min Jeong Kim—violinist
Cecilia Quartet, 1st Prize Winners 2010 Banff International
Quartet Competition

2001Dimitar Petkov—violist
Portland Symphony Orchestra (ME)

2001Maia Chance—violinist
Romance Novelist Season of Winter and Grass

2001-2004Yun-Yang Lin—cellist
Faculty, Hartt School of Music Community Music School & Neighborhood Music School

2000-2005Isaac Allen—violinist/violist
Hausmann String Quartet in residence at San Diego State University

2000-2005Yuan Zhang—cellist
Hausmann String Quartet

2001-2002Viki Tcherthchian—violinist/violist
Kalistos Chamber Orchestra/ Portland Symphony, ME

2002Tamara Theodis—violinist
Director, Oregon Suzuki Talent Education Center

2002Nikola Latakov—violinist
Orquesta Sinfonica de Navarra, Spain

2002John Richards—violist
Founding member, Alarm Will Sound & Jack String Quartet

2002Adda Kridler—violinist
Assistant principal second Charleston Symphony Orchestra/Assistant Professor, Ball State University

2002-2003Leo Eguchi—cellist
Brookline Music School faculty/founding member Kalistos Chamber Orchestra

2002-2004Belinda Yu—violinist, violist
CNN news correspondent, Atlanta, GA

2003Justin Caulley—violist
Camerata Salzburg/Vorspieler in the Konzerthaus Orchester, Berlin

2003Alex Maynegre—pianist
University of Texas, (Austin) Butler School of Music, faculty, collaborative pianist

2003Beth Ringel—cellist
Fort Collins Symphony

2003Erika Rhodes—cellist
Actress, The 18 Year Old Virgin & The Plague

2003Sasha Callahan—violinist
Rhode Island Philharmonic/Brookline Music School

2003Yi Ching Fedkenheuer—violinist
Utah State University, faculty

2003Bradley Ottesen—violist
Fry Street String Quartet

2003Melanie Olsen—violinist
Tucson Symphony Orchestra

2003-2004Jessica Helie—violinist, violist
Faculty, Concord Music Academy, NH

2003Charlotte Whitman—cellist
Founder, Hartford Public School Satellite Music Program

2003Adrianna Rossmiller—cellist
Faculty, MacPhail Center for Music

2003Katalin Vismeg—violinist
Hartford Symphony

2003Carlos Boltes—violist/charango (’03) member of the *Alturas Duo and ensemble hailed as playing with "...marvelous virtuosity..." by The Washington Post. The only group of its kind, the duo formed with the idea of playing South American and classical music by bringing together the unusual combination of the viola, charango and guitar creating fiery programs that move at ease between J.S. Bach, South American folk rhythms and new music commissioned by the duo. In 2009 they received the CMA / ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. The same year, Alturas were named Goodwill Ambassadors" for the Chilean-American Foundation

2003Scott Hill—guitar
Alturas Duo See * above for description

2003-2004Jessica Helie—violinist
Faculty, Concord Music Academy, NH

2003-2004Bram Goldstein—violinist
Hausmann String Quartet, in residence, San Diego State University

2003 & 2005Angela Choong—violinist, violist
Hausmann String Quartet

2003-2005Nick Upton—cellist
Winchester Community Music School faculty/Las Vegas Philharmonic

2004Yoko Kida—pianist
New England Conservatory collaborative pianist/ Charles Castleman, Charles Neidich, and Elly Ameling’s vocal class

2004Meredith Riley—violinist
soloist, Syracuse Symphony (winner of the’06 Concerto Competition)/Sphinx Competition, semi-finalist

2004Laura Shaw—cellist
Faculty, Preucil School of Music

2004Sookyung Jeong—violist
Tuscalossa Symphony Orchestra

2004Sarah Vander Ploeg—violist
Marshall Scholarship Recipient, Princeton University

2004-2005 & 2007-2008Keith Sanders—violinist/violist
Trio Essence/VOX 4/Artsehcor (a hip-hop orchestra)

2004-2005Lauren Burns—violist
Valdosta State University, Lecturer

2005Laura Manko—violist
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra/Winston-Salem Symphony

2005-2012Patrick Shaughnessy—violinist/ violist
Neave String Quartet in residence Providence College ’09-10

2005Allan Espinosa—violinist
Founder & Director, Quincy Music Academy

2005-2006Sarah Bennet—violinist
BARRAGE

2005-2006Monty Bloom—violinist
MTV appearances- “Spring Break Special”

2005-2006Rob Bradshaw—cellist
Chair of Strings- All Newton Music School (‘09)

2006Esther Rogers—cellist
Rochester Contemporary School of Music

2006Colin Benn—violist
Sao Paolo State Symphony Orchestra & Brazilian Symphony
Orchestra , Haven String Quartet

2006Mathew Beckmann —cellist

Haven String Quartet in residence Music Haven

2006Arlyn Valencia —violinist/violist

Fellow- Community Works/with the Providence String Quartet

2006John Zion —violinist

Melvin Kaplan Management associate

2006Anna Griffis —violinist

Foundling Baroque Orchestra

2007Louisa Blood—violinist
Chicago Civic Orchestra

2007-2008Arun Nadgir—pianist
Tennessee State University, Assistant Professor

2007-2008Sarah Jacques—violinist

Faculty- Powers Music School, Concord Conservatory "Bach with Verse"
- Artistic Director

2007-2010 Bryan Hayslett —cellist

Alexander Bouno International String Competition 1st Prize Winner 2010 & 2011

2006-2009 & 2011Lindsey Baghett —violinist

Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

2007-2012Mischa Veselov—cellist

Neave Trio, in residence at San Diego State University

2007-2012Anna Williams—violinist

Neave Trio, in residence at San Diego State University

2008Sarah Larson—violinist
VOX 4 String Quartet –Carnegie Hall Zankel Recital Hall debut, October, 2009

2008Orie Furata—violinist
VOX 4 String Quartet Director, Experiential Chamber Music Union- collaborations with Mark O’Connor & Dana Leong

2008Seth Woods—cellist
VOX 4 String Quaret see *above

2009Sara Matayohsi—violinist
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

2010Adrianna Khoo—cellist
Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra

2010Mathew Laughlin—cellist
The Edward Said National Conservatory, Jerusalem

2010Shi Mei Lee—violinist
Singapore Symphony

2011Brent Selby—cellist
Beantown Swing Orchestra and Video Game Orchestra VCO ( principal)

ENSEMBLES...

Alturas Duo award winning duo(2009 CMA / ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming): named "Goodwill Ambassadors" for the American Chilean foundation

Hausmann String Quartet– in residence at San Diego State University

A Far Cry

Vox 4 String Quartet

Neave String Quartet – in residence at Providence College ’09-‘10

LYRICAFEST MARRIAGES...

Beth Ringel and Alex MaynegreMAY, 2003

Katilyn Vizmeg and Carlos BoltesMAY, 2004

Viki Tchertchian and Nikola LatakovSEPTEMBER 2005

Angela Choong and Isaac AllenJUNE 24, 2006

Sasha Callahan and Leo EguchiJUNE, 2007

Ashley Vandiver and Alastair EngDECEMBER, 2010
(marriage attributed to Andrew Eng ( ’00-’07)

LYRICAFEST BABIES ...

Beth Ringel and Alex Managre had a baby named Oliver

Sasha Callahan and Leo Eguchi had a baby girl named, Freya in April 2012