Emily Salmon, violin


     Emily Salmon is a tenured full-contract member of the Victoria Symphony. She began her musical studies with Goran Berg at the age of four in Livermore, California. She moved at 16 to Natick, Massachusetts, to further pursue her studies at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts.  She received a Bachelor of Music degree from the prestigious New England Conservatory in 2009 under the tutelage of Masuko Ushioda, and in May 2012 she completed the Master of Music degree at The Juilliard School where she studied with Ronald Copes.

     Emily's musical career has taken her to many places across the country and abroad. She has performed in concert halls from San Francisco to Boston, New York, Venezuela, Brazil, Canada, and Germany.  She has worked with such distinguished conductors as James Levine, Alan Gilbert, Helmuth Rilling, Hugh Wolff, Ludovic Morlot, Gustavo Dudamel and Leonard Slatkin.  She has also had the pleasure of working with other musicians such as James Buswell, Carol Ou, Yi-Sun Kim of the Borromeo String Quartet, John Gibbons, and Paul Biss.


     The Juilliard School, New York, NY
        Master of Music, violin performance, 2012

     New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA
         Bachelor of Music, violin performance,  2009

Orchestral Experience
     Victoria Symphony, 2013-present
     The New Jersey Camerata Virtuosi, Fall 2012
     The New Haven Symphony, Fall 2012
     The Juilliard Orchestra, concertmaster rotation, 2010-1012
     National Repertory Orchestra, 2010
     Festivalensemble Stuttgart, Germany, 2008
     Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Assistant Concertmaster, Boston, MA, 2007
     Gordon College Orchestra, Mentor and Principal second violin, 2007-2009
     Brockton Symphony, Boston, MA, 2006 

Chamber Music Experience
     The Dolce Ensemble, New York City, 2010-2013          FOCUS! Contemporary Music Festival, The Juilliard School, 2011
     Mimesis Ensemble, 2010 
     Heifetz International Music Institute, Wolfeboro, NH, 2007
     Killington Music Festival, Killington, VT, 2006
     Musicorda Chamber Music Institute, South Hadley, MA, 2004-2005 
     New England Conservatory Chamber Music Series, 2005-2009
     Walnut Hill Chamber Music Series, Natick, MA, 2003-2005 
     Tuesday Night New Music Concert Series, Jordan Hall, Boston, MA

Solo Recitals
     Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, Feb 2012
     Keller Room, St. Botolph Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
     Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Boswell Hall, Natick, 2004, 2005

     Livermore-Amador Symphony Concerto Competition winner, 2002

Principal Teachers                      Conductors
          Ronald Copes                         James Levine
          Masuko Ushioda                     Alan Gilbert
          James Buswell                        Helmuth Rilling
          Daniel Kobialka                       Ludovic Morlot
          Goran Berg                             Gustavo Dudamel
          Marylou Churchill                    Hugh Wolff
                                                         Leonard Slatkin

                salmon.emily@gmail.com              phone: (250)999-9327