Emilie-Anne Gendron

Violinist Emilie-Anne Gendron, lauded by the New York Times as a “brilliant soloist" and by France’s ClassiqueInfo for her “excellent technical mastery” and “undeniable sensitivity,” enjoys an active freelance career based in New York. A deeply committed chamber musician, Ms.Gendron is a member of the Momenta Quartet, two-time recipient of the prestigious Koussevitzky Foundation commission grant. She also appears with Musicians from Marlboro, Gamut Bach Ensemble, Argento Chamber Ensemble, IRIS Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, A Far Cry, New York Chamber Soloists, Ensemble Échappé, and Sejong Soloists. Ms. Gendron is a past winner of the Stulberg String Competition and took 2nd Prize and the Audience Prize at the Sion-Valais International Violin Competition. She was trained at the Juilliard School where her principal teachers were Won-Bin Yim, Dorothy DeLay, David Chan, and Hyo Kang. Ms. Gendron holds the distinction of being the first person in Juilliard’s history to be accepted simultaneously to its two most selective courses of study, the Doctor of Musical Arts and the Artist Diploma. She holds a B.A. in Classics, magna cum laudeand with Phi Beta Kappa honors, from Columbia University as a graduate of the Columbia-Juilliard joint-degree program, and a Master of Music degree and the coveted Artist Diploma from Juilliard.