The Blakemore Trio


Violinist Carolyn Huebl is sought after as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher. She is currently Associate Professor of Violin at the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University and Co-Concertmaster of IRIS Orchestra under the direction of Michael Stern. Prior to her appointment at Blair, she was Assistant Principal Second Violin with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Assistant Professor of Violin at Carnegie Mellon University. Critics have called her playing “unfailingly sensitive”, “utterly fearless”, and “pristine”. Since her appearance as soloist with the Detroit Symphony at the age of seventeen, Carolyn has soloed with orchestras throughout the United States, as well as in Argentina and Canada. She is an enthusiastic and convincing interpreter of contemporary music, and has commissioned several new works. Together with pianist Mark Wait, she recently released recordings of the works for violin and piano by Igor Stravinsky, and the complete sonatas by Alfred Schnittke. Both recordings were received with great critical acclaim. During the summer, Carolyn has been on the faculty of the Brevard Music Center, Rocky Mountain Summer Conservatory, National Music Camp at Interlochen, and the Killington Music Festival, and has presented master classes at leading schools of music across the country. Her students have been prize-winners and finalists in national competitions, and hold orchestral and teaching positions throughout the United States and South America. She received her DMA from the University of Michigan and her and Bachelor and Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her teachers have included Andres Cardenes, Paul Kantor, and Donald Weilerstein.