Artist Bio

Andrea Segar, violin

Violinist Andrea Segar has appeared as soloist with orchestras throughout the United States in such venues as the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. Her performances have been broadcast on National Public Radio, WGBH Boston, and other classical music stations nationwide. Segar’s awards include First Prize in the Washington International String Competition and the American String Teachers Association National Solo Competition. She has appeared internationally in recital and as a chamber musician, collaborating with artists including Roger Tapping, Susan Narucki, Stefan Milenkovich, Colin Carr, Peter Frankl, and members of the Peabody Trio and the Emerson String Quartet, among others. She is also a frequent guest with the Grammy-nominated string ensemble A Far Cry and has performed on its recordings for Crier Records and Naxos. Segar’s festival appearances include the Olympic Music Festival, Arizona Musicfest, the Birdfoot Festival, the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop, Yellow Barn, Music Academy of the West, Music@Menlo’s International Program, the International Musicians Seminar at Prussia Cove (United Kingdom), Jigsaw Players (United Kingdom), the Bedford Chamber Music Festival (United Kingdom), and Festival de San Miguel de Allende (Mexico). She received her master and bachelor of music degrees with honors from New England Conservatory of Music, where she served as Teaching Assistant to violin professor Donald Weilerstein and was on the faculty of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. Andrea Segar also served as the Head Violin Studio Teaching Assistant to Soovin Kim and Philip Setzer at Stony Brook University, where she received her doctor of musical arts degree.

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