Lucy Chapman


Lucy Chapman, chair of New England Conservatory’s strings studio faculty, also served as chair of chamber music from 2002 through 2010. She has had solo and chamber music concerts throughout the USA and in Europe, Korea and Japan. She has held positions as acting associate concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony and first violin of the Muir String Quartet, and won a Grammy nomination for a recording of Bartok, Stravinsky and Ives with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman and pianist Richard Goode. She has also recorded with Keith Jarrett, whose solo sonata she premiered in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall. Recent performances include the Mozart “Sinfonie Concertante” with violist Kim Kashkashian, an all-Mozart concert in NYC with pianist Robert Levin, frequent guest appearances with the Boston Chamber Music Society, and return visits to the Busan Festival in Korea and the Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont. Chapman is a former faculty member of the University of California/ Santa Cruz, Boston and Harvard Universities. She is a graduate of Curtis Institute where she studied with Arnold Steinhardt of the Guarneri Quartet. Her other principal teachers include Dorothy Delay and Marc Gottlieb.

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