Dallas Symphony Announces Appointment of New Principal Violist

The Dallas Symphony,has announced the appointment of American violist Meredith Kufchak as its new Principal Viola

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Meredith Kufchak

The Dallas Symphony, in Dallas, United States has today announced the appointment of American violist Meredith Kufchak as its new Principal Viola – effective from the commencement of the 2019-2020 season.

A graduate of Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory, where she studied with Ivo-Jan van der Werff and Jodi Levitz, Meredith has previously served as a section member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

She will replace violist Ellen Rose – who retired from the orchestra at the end of the 2016-17 season, after 37 years leading the section.

Violinists Jenna Barghouti and Giyeon Yoon, violists Sarah Kienle, Xiaohan Sun and Dan Wang and cellist Jennifer Yunyoung Choi will also join the ensemble at the commencement of the next season.