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Laura Colgate

Violin · Concertmaster

National Philharmonic

  • Subbing since 2014
  • First year as a core member


  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin Performance, University of Maryland
  • Master of Music in Chamber Music Performance, Hochschule Luzern Konservatorium Dreilinden
  • Alban Berg Quartet Chamber Music Certificate, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln
  • Master of Music in Orchestral Training, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
  • Graduate Diploma in Violin Performance, New England Conservatory
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, Concentration in Music Education, New England Conservatory
  • Young Artist Program Degree in Violin Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music

Professional Activities

  • Concertmaster, Greenville Symphony Orchestra
  • Violin Section, IRIS Chamber Orchestra
  • Co-Founder & Executive Director, Boulanger Initiative
  • Curator, Strathmore Music in the Mansion Series
  • Guest Curator, The Clarice Performing Arts Center

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