Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

Dan Skidmore

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Now in his 24th season with EMF, DAN SKIDMORE performs regularly in North Carolina as Concertmaster of the Salisbury Symphony, the Western Piedmont Symphony, and the North Carolina Chamber Orchestra, and as Associate Concertmaster of the Winston-Salem Symphony. He is the violin instructor at High Point University and has also served on the violin faculties […]

Susan McCallum

SUSAN MCCALLUM has been a member of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra since 2001. She received a Bachelor of Music with Honors from McGill University and a Master of Music at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. McCallum has performed across Canada with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, as well as with the Thunder […]

Catherine Cary

CATHERINE CARY (violin) Catherine Cary joined the EMF faculty in 1999 and is a member of the Richmond Symphony, the Richmond Chamber Players and performs with the Williamsburg Symphony. She joined the Richmond Symphony (under music director George Manahan) in 1994, and was appointed to third chair in the first violins. During her tenure in […]

Randall Weiss

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Principal Second

Dr. Timothy W. Lane Principal Second Violin Chair

Uli Speth

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ULI SPETH (violin) completed his undergraduate studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, where he was a student of Harald Herzl of the Pro Arte Quartet Salzburg. The native of Germany participated in numerous performance classes given by Yfrah Neaman, Thomas Brandis, Jaap Schroeder, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, among others. He subsequently earned his Master of Music […]

Fabián López

Violinist FABIÁN LÓPEZ has toured extensively through the United States, Europe, China, and South America, gaining recognition as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. As a soloist he has performed with orchestras in the United States, Spain, and France such as Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, Hebert Springs Festival Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmonica de Málaga, etc. […]

Courtney Elise LeBauer

COURTNEY ELISE LEBAUER (violin), praised by the Rheinische Post for “…her stirring performance…which was the triumph of the evening“, began studying the violin at the age of six. While still in high school, she was asked to join the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, becoming the youngest musician ever to have joined its ranks. Dr. LeBauer earned […]