Fiona Hughes :: violin (United States)

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Fiona Hughes :: violin (United States)

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About Fiona

Affiliation:

Artistic Director at Three Notch'd Road: The Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble

Location:

Charlottesville, VA

Other Interests:

Quilting, knitting, reading, ice cream

Website:

www.tnrbaroque.org

 

Biography:

Violinist Fiona Hughes holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland Institute of Music.  A founding member and Artistic Director of Three Notch'd Road, she is a versatile performer of both modern and baroque violin, appearing with North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire, Washington Bach Consort, Boston Baroque, Duke Vespers Ensemble, the Richmond Symphony, and the Handel + Haydn Society. She has performed in numerous music festivals, including Kinhaven, Encore, Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, Banff, Staunton Music Festival, and Japan's Pacific Music Festival. She looks to Stephen Rose, Adam DeGraff, Marilyn McDonald, and Lucy van Dael as primary mentors.  Fiona's period bows are by David Hawthorne and her violin is the ex-Vieuxtemps Claude Pierray (1720 Paris).