Ragga Petursdottir, violinist, studied in Iceland, Europe and the USA where she graduated from the Manhattan School of Music. She enjoys an active career as a freelance musician as well as being a sought-after teacher. Ms. Petursdottir is a member of the American Symphony Orchestra and frequently plays with the American Ballet Orchestra, the Westchester Philharmonic and has led the second violin section and played chamber music for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. In the spring of 2009 ms. Petursdottir was invited to appear as a guest artist with the TransAtlantic Ensemble on a concert tour in Germany. A former member of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Reykjavik String Quartet, she has played solo and chamber music concerts in Iceland, the US, the Netherland, China, South Korea and Germany. Ms. Petursdottir is a founding member of the Greenburgh Chamber Players and the Jewish Arts Ensemble of New York.