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Leah Kim, Director/Violin, Viola

Ms. Leah (Kyoungwoon) Kim was born in Busan, S. Korea. She was an Associate concertmaster at Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra in Korea and a guest concertmaster for Pottstown Symphony and Philadelphia Camerata. As a violinist she performed with Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra,

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Jennifer Jie Jin, Co-Director/Cello

Jennifer Jie Jin has been widely recognized for performances in music capitals in North America, Europe and Asia. She has appeared as a soloist with Bay Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, National Repertoire Orchestra and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. She held principal cello

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Gary D. White, Conductor

“. . . [White] reveals himself to be a thoughtful interpreter who engages the musicians in discussions of history and period practice, while fostering an understanding of the creative artist. He encourages the ensemble to push beyond mere mastery of

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Fabián López, Violin/Viola

Violinist Fabián López has toured extensively through the United States, Europe and South America, gaining recognition as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. As soloist he has performed with orchestras in the United States, Spain, and France such as Real

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Peter Opie, Cello

Peter Opie is associate professor of cello at Ball State University and cellist of the American Piano Trio. He has performed widely as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, Asia, the United States, and his native Britain. Recent concerto

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Shelley Beard Schleigh, Viola/Violin

Violist Shelley Beard Schleigh, prizewinner with the Mühlenberg Piano Quartet in the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Music Competition 2004, has sustained an active career as a chamber musician including performances at the Juilliard School, Curtis Institute, Peabody Conservatory, Temple University,

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Sarah Sutton, Viola/Violin

Ms Sutton has an international profile as both a performer and teacher.  As a performer she has brought music to some of the most eminent figures in the history of our time.  She has played a command performance for the

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Beth Dzwil, Violin/Viola

Beth Dzwil is a founding member of the Fairmount String Quartet and the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble with whom she has been performing for over thirty years. She is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts, where she

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Katherine Bechtold, violin/viola

Katherine M. Bechtold is the Director of the Instrumental Music Program at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in Philadelphia, PA. She currently directs the Upper School Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble, Middle School Boys’ and Girls’ Orchestras and 5th Grade Ensembles. In

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