Saratoga Chamber Players Logo
  • Saratoga Chamber Players on Facebook
Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams, Viola

Sarah Adams began her musical training in Cleveland where she won the inaugural Cleveland Orchestra String Competition. She studied at the Eastman School and received her BA and MM from Kent State University. Sarah attended the Juilliard School where she received the Professional Studies Certificate.

read more
Katherine Anderson

Katherine Anderson, viola

Violist Katherine Anderson is a frequent performer with the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble, Crested Butte Chamber Music Festival, Houston DaCamera Society, Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Ashmont Hill Chamber Music Series, and the Lawrence Chamber Players. Ms. Anderson has also collaborated with the Cleveland, Meliora, Brentano and Ridge Quartets, and with such distinguished artists as Yo-Yo Ma and Paula Robison.

read more
Kathy Andrew

Kathy Andrew, Viola

Kathy Andrew, violinist, resident of Brattleboro, Vermont, is an active performer and instructor. She received degrees from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque (BA violin performance), and MM (violin) from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

read more
Toby Appel

Toby Appel, Viola

Toby Appel has appeared in recital and concerto performances throughout North and South America, Europe, and the Far East. He has been a member of such renowned ensembles as TASHI, and the Lenox and Audubon Quartets. Mr. Appel has been a guest artist with the Vermeer, Manhattan, and Composers Quartets as well as a frequent guest with the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society and with jazz artists Chick Corea and Gary Burton.

read more
Eliot Bailen

Eliot Bailen, Cello

Eliot Bailen is principal cello of the New York Chamber Ensemble, Westfield Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra New England, Teatro Grattacielo, the Garret Lakes Arts Festival Orchestra and the New Choral Society. Founder and Artistic Director of the Sherman Chamber Ensemble whose performances the New York Times has described as “the Platonic ideal of a chamber music concert.”

read more
Eric Bartlett

Eric Bartlett, Cello

Eric Bartlett, cello, established himself as an artist of formidable talent and artistic integrity even before joining the New York Philharmonic in 1997. He served as principal cellist of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival orchestra and co-principal of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for 14 years.

read more
Cyrus Beroukhim

Cyrus Beroukhim, violin

Recently appointed as Associate Professor of String Studies at NYU, Cyrus Beroukhim continues to perform as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician, appearing at major venues including the Theaterplatz and Paul Klee Zentrum in Bern, Novell Hall in Taipei, Kravis center in Palm Beach, The Barns at Wolf Trap in Washington D.C., Qualcomm Hall in San Diego, Ravinia Festival in Chicago, and various halls throughout Germany, Luxembourg, Japan, and Israel.

read more
Eva Burmeister

Eva Burmeister, Violin

Eva Burmeister, violinist, grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia where she began violin lessons at age 7. At 14, Ms. Burmeister moved to Boston, Massachussettes to obtain musical training at the New England Conservatory of Music. Ms. Burmeister was one of the first students to complete the prestigious Juilliard/Columbia joint program where she received a BM from The Juilliard School as a student of Joel Smirnoff while simultaneously completing a BA from Columbia University in Art History.

read more
Ronald Carbone

Ronald Carbone, Viola

Ronald Carbone, violist, enjoys a diverse musical life encompassing chamber music, recording and solo performances. He is principal violist of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra; a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s as well an associate member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

read more
Lucy Chapman

Lucy Chapman, Violin

Lucy Chapman, chair of New England Conservatory’s strings studio faculty, also served as chair of chamber music from 2002 through 2010. She has had solo and chamber music concerts throughout the USA and in Europe, Korea and Japan.

read more
Junah Chung

Junah Chung, Viola

Junah Chung is an active chamber musician and soloist. He received his M.M. degree from the Juilliard School where he studied with Lillian Fuchs and William Lincer. Junah has been featured in solo performances at Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Lincoln Center’s Paul Hall, the Society for Ethical Culture, Meet the Composer, the National Museum of Iceland, Music in Chelsea, Festival of the Arts in South Nyack.

read more

Sarah Clarke, Viola

Sarah Clarke, viola, is a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, which performs extensively in New York and tours widely in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe and the Middle and Far East. She is a founding member of the Claring Chamber Players and a former member of the New Amsterdam Chamber Players.

read more
Lindy Clarke

Lindy Clarke, Cello

LINDY CLARKE, cello, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory.  A founding member of the Claring Chamber Players and the New York Baroque Consort, and a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, she also performs with the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble and the Opera Orchestra of New York.

read more
David Cole

David Cole, cello

David Cole has been soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony in Washington, the symphony of Nice, France, the Solisti L’Aquilani at Carnegie Hall, and more than 75 solo performances with the Abruzzo Symphony in Italy. He was awarded a Martha Baird Rockefeller grant after performing at Carnegie Hall, and recorded trios with famed pianist Rudolf Serkin and violinist Pina Carmirelli.

read more
Carol Cole

Carol Cole, violin

Violinist Carol Cole has appeared at major music centers in twenty-two countries and over twenty-five US States as soloist, chamber musician and orchestra leader. She has collaborated with the most distinguished artists of our time, including: Leon Fleisher, Rudolf and Peter Serkin, Andre Watts, Yehudi Menuhin, Pinchas Zukerman, Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, and Cecilia Bartoli.

read more
Adriana Contino

Adriana Contino, cello

Adriana Contino served as principal cellist of both the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and Bach Collegium with which she toured world wide as soloist. She founded the Bach Chamber Soloists and was a member of the Caecilian Trio. Her festival performances include Mostly Mozart, European Music, Lucerne, Aspen, and Oregon Bach.

read more
Monica Davis

Monica Davis, Violin

Violinist Monica Davis enjoys a varied musical career including classical and contemporary performances, television and recording projects, and Broadway appearances. She is the newly appointed first violinist of the Osso String Quartet and a regular member of the Harlem Chamber Players.

read more
Keats Dieffenbach

Keats Dieffenbach, violin & viola

Keats Dieffenbach made her concerto debut at the age of eight with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. She is equally comfortable on the stages of Carnegie Hall and on the set of Saturday Night Live. She has been soloist with the North Carolina Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, North Carolina School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra, and Lake Placid Sinfonietta. She appeared recently at Skidmore College with ACJW, the Academy of CarnegieHall, Juilliard and Weill.

read more
Charlotte Dobbs

Charlotte Dobbs, Soprano

Charlotte Dobbs, soprano – Praised in Opera Now for her “angelic lyric soprano voice”, Charlotte Dobbs made her European debut in 2009 as Corinna in Il viaggio a Reims at the Pesaro Rossini Festival, and returned to Italy that fall and winter to sing Rosina in the theaters of Jesi, Fermo, and Ravenna.

read more
John Feeney

John Feeney, Bass

John Feeney is principal bass of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and a member of the St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble. He is a member of the Smithsonian Chamber Players and the Grand Tour Orchestra, a period instrument group, and can be heard frequently playing chamber music in NYC’s major venues and festivals throughout the U.S. and Europe.

read more
Krista Bennion Feeney

Krista Bennion Feeney, Violin

Krista is concertmaster of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and has been a member of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble since 1983. She has soloed several times with the San Francisco Symphony (debuting in the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at age 15), and with the St. Louis Symphony and Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra.

read more
Aaron Grad

Aaron Grad, Guitar and Composer

Aaron Grad, (b. 1980) is a young American composer and guitarist, whose music embraces both his roots in popular culture and his training in the Western tradition. Born in Alexandria, Virginia, he was a listless student of piano and violin from age five. At ten he started fresh on guitar, and was soon writing songs, forming bands, and playing his first jazz gigs.

read more
Romie De Guise-Langlois

Romie De Guise-Langlois, Clarinet

Romie De Guise-Langlois, clarinet. Praised as “…extraordinary…” and “…a formidable clarinetist…” by the New York Times, Romie de Guise-Langlois has appeared as soloist with the Houston Symphony, Ensemble ACJW, the Yale Philharmonia, McGill University Symphony Orchestra, Burlington Chamber Orchestra, at Music@Menlo and at Banff Center for the Arts.

read more
Renana Gutman

Renana Gutman, Piano

Renana Gutman has performed across three continents as an orchestral soloist, recitalist and collaborative artist.
A top prize winner at Los Angeles Liszt competition, International Keyboard Festival in New York, and Tel-Hai Internationl Master Classes, she has performed with such orchestras as Jerusalem Symphony, Haifa Symphony, & Belgian “I Fiamminghi”.

read more
Benjamin Hochman

Benjamin Hochman, Piano

Benjamin Hochman Winner of 2011’s prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Benjamin Hochman has been described by the New York Times as a “gifted, fast-rising artist”. His eloquent and virtuosic performances have earned him critical acclaim and his rare combination of bravura and poetry has excited audiences and critics alike.

read more
Ieva Jokubaviciute

Ieva Jokubaviciute, Piano

Lithuanian pianist Ieva Jokubaviciute performs regularly throughout the US and Europe. She regularly tours and appears at international music festivals including Marlboro, Ravinia, Bard, and Caramoor. Ieva’s piano trio—Trio Cavatina—won the Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition and made its Carnegie Hall debut in May of 2010.

read more
Margaret Kampmeier

Margaret Kampmeier, Piano

Margaret Kampmeier, pianist, enjoys a varied career as a soloist, collaborative artist and educator. She is a founding member of the Naumburg award-winning New Millennium Ensemble, and performs regularly with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.

read more
Alan R. Kay

Alan R. Kay, Clarinet

Alan R. Kay, clarinetist, is one of the most versatile and respected musicians of his generation. He was honored with membership in the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra in 2002 and serves as Principal Clarinet with New York’s Riverside Symphony.

read more
Kyu-Young Kim

Kyu-Young Kim, Violin

Kyu-Young Kim is one of the most versatile and accomplished violinists of his generation. Hailed by John von Rhein of the Chicago Tribune for his “flawless musical and technical command”, Kim is an active soloist and chamber musician. He has recently toured throughout North America, Europe and Asia, performing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, the Seoul Arts Center, the Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels), and the Beethoven-Haus (Bonn).

read more
Jeannette Koekkoek

Jeannette Koekkoek, Piano

Jeannette Koekkoek is a graduate of the Amsterdam Sweelink Conservatory where she studied with Jan Wijn, Holland’s most distinguished professor of piano. In 1983, upon earning her performer’s diploma, she was a laureate at the prestitious Tromp Piano Competition in the Netherlands.

read more
Jill Levy

Jill Levy, Violin

Jill Levy is now in her 21st season as Artistic Director and violinist of the Saratoga Chamber Players, bringing together musicians from Europe, Canada, and the U.S. since 1994. She currently serves as concertmaster of the Albany Symphony Orchestra, having joined them in 1993.

read more
Myron Lutzke

Myron Lutzke, Cello

Myron Lutzke is well known to audiences as a performer on both period and modern violincello. He studied at Brandeis University and is a graduate of The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Leonard Rose and Harvey Shapiro. He now serves as principal cellist of numerous orchestras and a chamber player with ensembles touring throughout the world.

read more
Lois Martin

Lois Martin, viola

Ms. Martin is principal violist for the Stamford Symphony, OK Mozart Festival and The Little Orchestra Society, and is a member of the Orchestra of St Luke’s. She is also on the faculty of the Composers Conference at Wellesley College and has taught at Princeton University. She is a founding member of the Atlantic String Quartet, dedicated to the performance of newly written compositions.

read more
Thomas Meglioranza

Thomas Meglioranza, Baritone

Thomas Meglioranza, baritone, hailed for his “vocal distinction and expressive warmth” (The Boston Globe), is one of the country’s most sought-after and unique young singers, displaying a compelling artistry and a remarkably versatile voice that is equally at home in repertoire ranging from Monteverdi, to Schubert, to Babbitt to Gershwin.

read more
Ragga Petursdottir

Ragga Petursdottir, Violin

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.

read more
Patrick Pridemore

Patrick Pridemore, French horn

Patrick Pridemore, French horn, appears with many of the country’s most prestigious musical organizations. He is a member of the Marlboro Music Festival and has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Boston Chamber Music Society, the American Chamber Players of Washington, D.C., and is a founding member of the Zéphyros Quintet.

read more
Michael Roth

Michael Roth, Viola

Michael Roth, violin and viola is currently associate concertmaster of the New York City Ballet Orchestra. He has appeared in chamber music and as a soloist with the company.
He was concertmaster of the Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestra for many years and has played and toured internationally with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the New York Chamber Soloists.

read more
Susan Rotholz

Susan Rotholz, Flute

Susan Rotholz was winner of Young Concert Artists with Hexagon Piano and Winds and of Concert Artists Guild. In demand as a soloist, Susan is also Principal flute of the Greenwich Symphony and The New York Chamber Ensemble and a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, The New York Pops and the Little Orchestra Society.

read more
Veronica Salas

Veronica Salas, Viola

Veronica Salas, a native of Chile, is a versatile performer and teacher who has been featured as soloist, chamber musician and master class artist throughout the world. As soloist Salas has performed with Mostly Mozart, Aspen Music Festival, USC Symphony, CW Post Orchestra, Colonial and Westfield Symphonies.

read more
Theresa Salomon

Theresa Salomon, Violin

Theresa Salomon, a native of Germany, came to New York in 1993. She has performed at such international festivals as Festival Presence, Paris; Gulbenkian Festival, Lisbon; Prague Spring Festival; Ostfriesland Festival, Germany; Connecticut Early Music Festival; and Ostrava Days for New Music (Czech Republic), where she was a soloist with the Janácek Philharmonic.

read more
Dov Scheindlin

Dov Scheindlin, viola

Dov Scheindlin has been violist of the Arditti, Penderecki and Chester String Quartets.  His chamber music career has brought him to 28 countries around the globe, and won him the Siemens Prize in 1999.  He has appeared as soloist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin, the Paris Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and the Munich Philharmonic. He is a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and an associate member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

read more
Judith Serkin

Judith Serkin, Cello

Judith Serkin has toured extensively across the US, Japan, France, and Canada. She began her studies in Puerto Rico with Marta Casals Istomin, then continued with David Soyer at the Curtis Institute of Music, and with Mischa Schneider.

read more
Stacey Shames

Stacey Shames, Harp

Stacey Shames is one of today’s outstanding concertizing harpists. As soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral principal, she has appeared throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East. She is celebrated for her luxurious tone and a repertoire encompassing Scarlatti to Elliott Carter.

read more
Ryan Shannon

Ryan Shannon, viola

Ryan Shannon, viola, received his Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at the New England Conservatory. He has participated in From the Top’s Center for the Development of Arts Leaders and worked closely with the distinguished chamber ensembles A Far Cry and the Discovery Ensemble.

read more
Jo-Ann Sternberg

Jo-Ann Sternberg, Clarinet

Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet, lives a varied musical life in New York as a member of the DaCapo Chamber Players, the Riverside Symphony, the Greenleaf Chamber Players and Sequitur, performing regularly with such ensembles as Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Musicians from Marlboro and New York Philomusica.

read more
Aniko Szokody

Aniko Szokody, Piano

Aniko Szokody is a native of Hungary and holds a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance from Indiana University, having studied with Gyorgy Sebok, a Piano Artist Degree and Teachers Diploma from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, and an Artist Diploma from the Conservatorio Beethoven in Argentina.

read more
Jessica Troy

Jessica Troy, Viola

Jessica Troy, a native New Yorker, wears a wide variety of freelance hats. As the violist of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble since 1998 she has toured extensively, from Moscow, Idaho to Moscow, Russia, appeared at illustrious festivals around the world, and has performed throughout the U.S. and Japan with Yo-Yo Ma.

read more
Natalya Rose Vrbsky

Natalya Rose Vrbsky, Bassoon

Natalya Rose Vrbsky, bassoon, a native of Vermont, resides outside of Philadelphia where she enjoys an active freelance career playing opera, ballet, orchestral, and chamber music. Recently appointed second bassoon of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, she frequently plays with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia and with the Harrisburg and Delaware Symphonies.

read more
Diane Walsh

Diane Walsh, Piano

Diane Walsh, whose many awards over a 35-year international career include the top prizes at the Munich International Piano Competition and the Salzburg International Mozart Competition, regularly performs solo recitals, chamber music and concertos worldwide.

read more
Stephen Walt

Stephen Walt, Bassoon

Stephen Walt is principal bassoonist with the Albany (NY) Symphony and the Berkshire Bach Ensemble and is a member of the Avanti Wind Quintet. He is Artist-Teacher of Bassoon at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he became a member of the woodwind faculty in 1999 and is Director of Woodwind Chamber Music at Williams College.

read more
Geraldine Walther

Geraldine Walther, Viola

Geraldine Walther, violist of the Takacs String Quartet, was Principal Violist of the San Francisco Symphony for 29 years, having previously served as assistant principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony and the Miami Philharmonic.

read more
Calvin Wiersma

Calvin Wiersma, violin

Calvin Wiersma, violinist, has appeared throughout the world as a soloist and chamber musician. He has appeared with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Concerto Company of Boston, and the Lawrence Symphony. In addition to his current membership with the Manhattan String Quartet, he was a founding member of the Meliora Quartet, winner of the Naumberg, Fischoff, Coleman, and Cleveland Quartet competitions, and the Quartet-in-Residence of the Spoleto Festivals of the U.S., Italy, and Australia.

read more
Peter Wiley

Peter Wiley, Cello

Peter Wiley, a native of Utica, NY, attended the Curtis Institute at just thirteen years of age under the tutelage of David Soyer. He continued his impressive youthful accomplishments with his appointment as Principal Cellist of the Cincinnati Symphony at age twenty after one year with the Pittsburgh Symphony.

read more
Mineko Yajima

Mineko Yajima, Violin

Mineko Yajima, violin, has performed in chamber music concerts throughout North America and Japan with the Yajima-Robin Duo and the Hudson Trio. She is the principal second violin of the Mostly Mozart Festival, a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Little Orchestra Society.

read more
Carol Zeavin

Carol Zeavin, Violin

Carol Zeavin, violin, graduated cum laude from UCLA, where she served as concertmaster of the UCLA Symphony under Mehli Mehta. She was a member of the Amici Quartet at SUNY-Binghamton, and the Buffalo Quartet at SUNY-Buffalo. She came to NYC in 1976 to found the Columbia Quartet, and gave her NY debut recital in 1981.

read more
Robin Zeh

Robin Zeh, Violin

Robin Zeh, violin, maintains an active and diverse schedule as a performing artist in the New York City area and abroad. Frequently in demand as concerto soloist, she has appeared with the Bronx Symphony, Centre Symphony, Greenwich Village Orchestra, Hunterdon Symphony, and South Shore Symphony as well as with the Jose Limon Dance Company and New Jersey Ballet.

read more
Andrius Zlabys

Andrius Zlabys, piano

Grammy-nominated pianist, Andrius Zlabys, has enjoyed collaborations with violist Yuri Bashmet, violinist Hilary Hahn and a long-time collaboration with violinist Gidon Kremer. with whom he toured extensively in Europe, Japan, South America and the US, appearing at numerous world-leading venues.

read more
Carmit Zori

Carmit Zori, Violin

Carmit Zori, firmly established in her native Israel as an important young musician, was chosen at age 13 by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation to perform on the international television special “Music from Jerusalem”.

read more