Artist Bio

Audrey Goodner, violin

Audrey Goodner, a seventeen-year-old violinist from Reston, Virginia, is a rising senior at Langley High School where she actively participates in the school orchestra program as well as the American Youth Philharmonic, for which she serves as concertmaster. This semester Audrey was the featured soloist at Langley High School’s Carnegie Hall performance and the winner of the Hilton Head Symphony’s Youth Concerto Competition. She will perform with the Hilton Head Orchestra in November of 2023. Audrey also competed as a semifinalist of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music this June. Audrey completed 2022, as a laureate of the Thomas & Evon Cooper International Violin Competition and also performed with the U.S. Army Orchestra as the winner of their Young Artist Competition. Audrey studies violin with Ryan Meehan of the Calidore String Quartet and Jing Qiao as a member of the National Symphony Orchestra’s Youth Fellowship Program. This is Audrey’s second summer in the Music@Menlo Young Performers Program. Other summer studies have included six summers at the University of Michigan’s Center Stage Strings and the Harpa International Music Academy in Reykjavík, Iceland. Audrey has performed in masterclasses at the American String Teachers Association National Conference and with violinists Francesca Dego, James Ehnes, Stefan Jackiw, Arabella Steinbacher, and Almita Vamos.