The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of violinist Charles Morey as their new First Assistant Concertmaster.
A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with William Preucil, Charles has served previously as a section member of the Indianapolis Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic and The Cleveland Orchestra.
He has performed as Guest Concertmaster with a number of American ensembles – including the San Antonio Symphony, Omaha Symphony Orchestra, Memphis Symphony, Canton Symphony Orchestra and the Lexington Bach Festival Orchestra.
The orchestra has also announced the appointment of Japanese-American cellist Hiro Matsuo to the ensemble’s cello section.
Music Director Louis Langrée has indicated the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is committed to restoring the ensemble to a full complement of 90 tenured players over the coming seasons.