The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States has today announced the appointment of 34-year-old American violinist Celeste Golden Boyer as its new Concertmaster.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute and Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Ida Kavafian, Jamie Laredo, David Cerone and Paul Kantor, Celeste is a former prize winner at the Indianapolis International Violin Competition.
She has served as Second Associate Concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony since 2011.
“I feel very honored to have been appointed as the CCO's concertmaster ... and look forward to being a part of this incredible organization ...” Celeste has told the Violin Channel.
“This group is full of incredibly dedicated, enthusiastic, and talented musicians and along with its music director, Eckart Preu and administration, is totally committed to providing the Cincinnati community with original, interesting, and engaging programming ..." she has said.
"The energy and momentum they have created is thrilling, and I'm so excited to get to be a part of it all!”