David Taylor, Violin

David Taylor, Violin

David Taylor has been assistant concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1979. Born in Canton, Ohio, he began violin at age 4 and eventually studied with Rafael Druian at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Ivan Galamian and Dorothy DeLay at the...
Aviva Hakanoglu, Violin

Aviva Hakanoglu, Violin

Violinist Aviva Hakanoglu joined the the Beo String Quartet in 2019, and with them has held faculty positions at Dakota Chamber Music and the Charlotte New Music Festival. She plays with the Pittsburgh Festival Opera, and has participated in the Bowdoin and Chautauqua...
Clare Semes, Violin

Clare Semes, Violin

Violinist Clare Semes has been a member of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2017, having previously served as concertmaster for the New World Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the Verbier Festival Orchestra, with whom she continues to perform. Semes has...
Dovid Friedlander, Violin

Dovid Friedlander, Violin

Dovid Friedlander has been Associate Concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony since 2005. He was previously Assistant Concertmaster with the San Antonio Symphony, Guest Concertmaster with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the Pittsburgh...
Téa Prokes, Violin

Téa Prokes, Violin

Téa Prokes has been associate concertmaster of the Toledo Symphony since 2014. Her many solo appearances with the orchestra include works by Vaughn Williams, Vivaldi, and Schnittke, and in 2019, the world premiere of the Beatles Concerto. She has also appeared as...