It has been announced today that 18 year old VC Rising Star, Simone Porter from the United States will join the artistic management roster of Opus 3 Artists, Los Angeles.
A student of pedagogue Robert Lipsett, at the Colburn School, Simone was just last month announced as 1 of 5 recipients of a coveted 2015 $25,000 Avery Fisher Career Development Grant.
“As a company devoted to representing the world’s greatest artists we are also keenly aware of the importance of nurturing the world’s future greatest artists ... we’re thrilled to have recently added such a vibrant young violinist and look forward to working with Simone on developing a rewarding career in the years to come ...” Executive Vice President, Jenny Vogel has told The Violin Channel.
Simone's recent debuts include solo engagements with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, American Youth Symphony, Nashville Symphony and the Utah Symphony.
A powerhouse in the management industry, Opus 3's illustrious string roster includes virtuosi Leonidas Kavakos, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Renaud Capucon, Sarah Chang, James Ehnes, Vilde Frang, Stefan Jackiw and Gidon Kremer.