Performs in Brandenburg Gates, December 16
Violinist and Artistic Director Fiona Hughes holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland Institute of Music. A founding member of Three Notch’d Road, she is a versatile performer of both modern and baroque violin, appearing with Apollo’s Fire, Washington Bach Consort, Bach Akademie Charlotte, Boston Baroque, the Richmond Symphony, Chatham Baroque, and the Handel + Haydn Society. Fiona has performed in numerous music festivals, including Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, Banff (Canada), Staunton Music Festival, and Japan’s Pacific Music Festival. She looks to Stephen Rose, Adam DeGraff, Marilyn McDonald, and Lucy van Dael as primary mentors. Fiona’s period bows are by David Hawthorne and her violin is by Claude Pierray (1720 Paris).