Lily Holgate is an active performer and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. As a former member of the Puck Quartet, Lily was in residence at Stanford University as a part of the St. Lawrence String Quartet’s Emerging Quartet program. In addition, Puck Quartet attended the prestigious Robert Mann String Quartet Institute, and were regular performers at the Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society. In 2017, Puck Quartet performed the premier of Robert Prutsman’s original score to “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” at the Baryshnikov Arts Center.
Lily is passionate about sharing music with diverse audiences, and has performed in homeless shelters, prisons, libraries, mental health centers and on the Azure Concert Series, which designs concerts for children with autism. Lily plays with the String Orchestra of New York City, the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra and is a regular player in the pit orchestra of Wicked on Broadway.
Her current creative projects include recording an album of original music and arrangements with her sister, singer Chloe Holgate, as well as a collaboration with horn player Ann Ellsworth that explores creativity at the intersection of music, movement and text.