Marka performs as the Assistant Concertmaster of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and is Concertmaster of the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. She also performs with the Rebel Baroque Orchestra and American Classical Orchestra. Ms. Young holds a Doctorate and Master of music from SUNY Stony Brook and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She teaches at Vassar College and maintains a large class of violin students in the Mid-Hudson Region. MarkaYoungViolin.com
David attended Juilliard Pre-College and College where he was a student of Ivan Galamian. After graduating he joined the South Dakota Symphony as concertmaster, and the Dakota String Quartet as first violinist. He has performed in the violin sections of the Dayton Philharmonic, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Opera Orchestra, and Minnesota Orchestra. Concerto appearances include performances of the Mendelssohn and Beethoven concertos, Brahms Double Concerto with the South Dakota Symphony, and Mozart Concerto no. 5 with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. He is currently on the faculties of SUNY Dutchess and SUNY Ulster.
Lauren plays with the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Hudson Opera Theater Orchestra, and previously was principal viola for the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra. She teaches in the Monroe-Woodbury school district, and has a class of private violin and viola students. Ms Byrne received her Bachelor degree at Ithaca College and completed Masters studies in chamber music performance at San Francisco Conservatory.
Jeanne is a sub with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. She has performed as principal cellist with the Northern Dutchess Symphony, Woodstock Symphony Orchestras, and Hudson Opera Theater. An avid Chamber Music performer, she previously performed with the Arioso Piano Trio. Ms Fox teaches at SUNY Dutchess, the Birch School, and has a large class of private cello students. She is a film music consultant by day with extensive film and television credits, and holds performance degrees from Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School. JeanneFoxMusic.com
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