Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces New Principal Violist

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The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 35 year old American violist, Eric Nowlin as their new Principal Viola - effective from the commencement of the 2016-17 season.

A graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied with Samuel Rhodes, Eric currently serves as Associate Principal Violist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra - and as a member of the New Orford String Quartet.

Associate-Principal violist, James Van Valkenburg had been acting in the Principal Chair since 2013.

The Orchestra’s Principal 2nd Violin chair is still yet to be filled.