Violinist Erin Zehngut has performed in the United States, Europe, and South America. She joined the First Violin Section of the North Carolina Symphony in 2016. Prior to that, she was a fellow with the New World Symphony under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas. In her time there, Zehngut performed in a variety of chamber music projects and was active in the symphony’s Community Engagement program. She traveled to Medellín, Colombia, to perform and teach, and to Meyrin, Switzerland, where she performed as the U.S. representative in a commemorative performance for the 60th anniversary of the Nuclear Research Institute, CERN. She has performed regularly with the Minnesota Orchestra and joined them on their historic tour to Cuba. Zehngut holds a bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from the University of Michigan, where she studied with Aaron Berofsky, and a master’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Stephen Rose. While in Cleveland, she performed with many groups throughout the area, including the Canton Symphony and the Columbus Symphony Orchestras. Outside of music, Zehngut loves to hike and play tennis. This is her second summer on faculty at EMF.
- Erin Zehngut
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