The National Symphony, in Washington D.C., has this week announced the appointment of 4 new violinists to the ensemble's string section - Marina Aikawa, Peiming Lin, Derek Powell and Angelia Cho.
A graduate of The Juilliard School, Yale University and the Manhattan School of Music Orchestral Performance Program, Marina has performed previously as a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra.
A graduate of the New England Conservatory and the University of Michigan, Peiming previously performed as a member of the New World Symphony - and currently serves as Principal Second Violin with the Indianapolis Symphony.
A graduate of Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, Derek previously performed as a member of the New World Symphony and the U.S. Army Band.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute and the New England Conservatory, Angelia has served positions with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra.