Erica Kiesewetter, Concertmaster
Sebu Sirinian, principal second
Amy Berger, principal
Jon Manasse, principal
Benjamin Herman, principal
Lois Martin, principal
Ms. Martin is a founding member of the Atlantic String Quartet, which is dedicated to the performance of newly written compositions. This season they released Eleanor Cory’s Second String Quartet. Her continuing commitment to contemporary music includes performances with the Group for Contemporary Music, the ISCM Chamber Players, the Ensemble Sospeso, Ensemble 21, the New York New Music Ensemble, Speculum Musicae, the Composers' Guild, the Da Capo Chamber Players, the Composers Forum and Steve Reich and Musicians. Currently, Ms. Martin is Principal Violist for the Stamford Symphony, OK Mozart Festival and The Little Orchestra Society. She is a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the American Chamber Ensemble, and frequently plays with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the New York City Ballet Orchestra and the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra. Ms. Martin is also on the faculty of the Composers Conference at Wellesley College and has taught at Princeton University. This past season included the premiere performance of Charles Wuorinen’s Viola Variations in New York, at the Library of Congress for his 70th birthday concert and subsequent recording to be released in 2010. To her credit, Ms. Martin has recorded more than sixty chamber music pieces, including a Grammy award winner with Michael Brecker.
Emily Wong, principal