Detroit Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Concertmaster


American violinist Robyn Bollinger lately accomplished two trial weeks with the DSO in Could, after a profitable audition this previous February.

A former member of Boston-based chamber orchestra A Far Cry, Bollinger has been a frequent Visitor Concertmaster with the Pittsburgh Symphony and has made Visitor Concertmaster appearances with the Indianapolis Symphony and St. Bart’s Music Pageant Orchestra.

After making her Philadelphia Orchestra debut at age 12, Bollinger has since carried out with orchestras throughout america together with the Boston Pops and the symphony orchestras of Brevard, California, Charleston, Grand Tetons Music Pageant, Helena, Illinois, Indian Hill, Knoxville, and Symphony in C.

She seems frequently with the Chameleon Arts Ensemble in Boston, the Boston Chamber Music Society, Mistral Music, Spruce Peak Chamber Music Society, and Glissando Music.

She is a returning participant on the Marlboro Music Pageant and has been featured in quite a few nationwide excursions with Musicians from Marlboro. As well as, she has toured in Midori’s Music Sharing Worldwide Group Engagement Program “ICEP” in Japan.

For numerous tasks, she has obtained the Fellowship from the Lenore Annenberg Arts Fellowship Fund, an Entrepreneurial Musicianship Grant from New England Conservatory, and a historic Early-Profession Musician Fellowship from Dumbarton Oaks Museum in Washington, D.C.

A graduate of New England Conservatory, she was a prizewinner on the 2007 Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors. She additionally served on school at New England Conservatory Preparatory Faculty in Boston and Brandeis College.

“Robyn’s nice talent and method have been very obvious at her audition,” mentioned Detroit’s Music Director Jader Bignamini. “I used to be impressed together with her exact intonation, and I keep in mind considering that we discovered our DSO sound. Working with Robyn and the DSO musicians in Could confirmed that she is also an distinctive chief with the precise qualities to be our concertmaster. Over these two weeks in Orchestra Corridor, she earned our respect, main with professionalism, seriousness, accuracy, the correct quantity of flexibility, and a very good perspective. Robyn is a superb musician, and I’m so excited to introduce her and all of the DSO’s outstanding new musicians to our audiences this fall.”