Minnesota Orchestra Announces New Associate Concertmaster

The Minnesota Orchestra has announced the appointment of American violinist Felicity James as its new Associate Concertmaster

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The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the appointment of American violinist Felicity James as its new Associate Concertmaster – effective from December of this year.

A graduate of the Coburn School, where she studied with Robert Lipsett, Felicity has previously served as Concertmaster of the Verbier Festival Orchestra, the Colburn School Orchestra and the Aspen Philharmonic – and has performed as a member of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Seattle Symphony.

 

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“We are very excited for Felicity to begin her new role as Associate Concertmaster … and we are confident that she will be a huge asset to the first violin section and the Orchestra as a whole …” Minnesota Orchestra Concertmaster Erin Keefe has said.

“She is a beautiful violinist and musician who impressed the audition committee with her incredible poise as a leader,” she has said.

Felicity will replace violinist Roger Frisch – who will retire from the ensemble after 35 years of service.

 

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