Violist Danielle Farina enjoys a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, teacher, and recording artist. She recently recorded Jon Bauman’s Viola Concerto with the Moravian Philharmonic, and gave the première of Peter Schickele’s Viola Concerto with the Pasadena Symphony. She was a member of the Lark Quartet, touring extensively in North America, Europe, and Scandinavia, performing at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Schleswig Holstein Festival, and the International Istanbul Music Festival. Currently a member of the Elements Quartet, she has participated in the Tibor Varga Festival in Budapest, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, been in residence at Utah Valley State College, and given the première of Snaphots, a project commissioning dozens of composers from Regina Carter to Angelo Badalamenti, to John Corigliano. She performs with a number of ensembles in the New York area, among them, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of St Luke’s, Concertante and Music From Copland House with whom she recorded music of John Musto.
Danielle Farina has served as principal violist of the Brooklyn Philharmonic. An active teacher, she is now on the faculty of the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division. A graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music, she has studied with Karen Tuttle, Joseph dePasquale, Stephen Werczynski, and Byrnina Socolofsky.