AUGUSTA MCKAY LODGE
Based in New York and Paris, Augusta McKay Lodge is an international prize-winning violinist specialising in Baroque and modern music. She has performed at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall with Juilliard415, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Kosciuszko Foundation, Carnegie Hall, the French Consulate and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Severance Hall in Cleveland, and has undertaken a concert tour with the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.
An avid chamber and orchestral musician, McKay Lodge is a 2016 English Concert American Fellow, a 2017 Juilliard-Mercury Fellow; and a Kovner Fellow at The Juilliard School. She performs regularly in leading historical orchestras such as Les Arts Florissants, The American Classical Orchestra, Mercury: an Orchestra Redefined, the Oregon Bach Festival, and Apollo’s Fire: The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. As an orchestral leader, McKay Lodge is well-versed in the role of concertmaster. She has led Juilliard415 under the baton of Nicholas McGegan, William Christie, Masaaki Suzuki, Ton Koopman and Kristian Bezuidenhout, and she is a founding member of her own ensemble, Voyage Sonique, based in New York.
McKay Lodge is a native of Oberlin, Ohio. At the age of 25 she earned a Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, a Masters of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School, and a Masters from The Juilliard School in historical performance. McKay Lodge plays a Jason Viseltear Baroque violin from 2014.
For more information, visit www.augustamckaylodge.com.