Principal 2nd Violin
Violinist Michelle Painter has established herself as an in-demand artist along the east coast. Known for her “lively confidence,” (San Francisco Classical Voice), Michelle brings personality, spirit, and energy to each performance.
As a chamber musician, she has performed across the United States, Europe, and South Korea, taking part in series including Music from Salem, The Lighthouse Chamber Players, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and the Robert Helps International Music Festival.
Michelle has performed in venues such as Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall, Castello Brancaleoni, Teatro Cagli, and The United Nations. She has recorded for Albany Records and has performed several world premieres by Pulitzer Prize Winning Composers as well as Guggenheim Fellows.
Michelle is currently adjunct faculty at Columbia University as well as associate faculty for the Elizabeth Faidley Studio.