The Utah Symphony has today announced the appointment of Madeline Adkins to the position of Concertmaster - effective from September 2016.
A graduate of the University of North Texas and the New England Conservatory, Madeline has served as Assistant and Associate Concertmaster positions with the Baltimore Symphony since 2000 - and is a former 1st prize winner at the Stulberg and Irving Klein International String Competitions.
"I am thrilled to welcome Madeline Adkins to the Utah Symphony as Concertmaster,” Music Director Thierry Fischer has said, “ … as we have all seen during this audition process, Madeline is an accomplished artist and an exceptional person.’
"I am extremely excited with my appointment as the new Concertmaster of the Utah Symphony … during my time with the orchestra, I was so impressed by the strong vision of Maestro Fischer and the passionate and committed playing of the musicians,” Madeline has said.
She will succeed Ralph Matson who has served the position since 1985.