Danielle Farina

  • Title: Viola


A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Ms. Farina studied with Karen Tuttle, Joseph dePasquale, Stephen Wyrczynski, and Byrnina Socolofsky.

Ms. Farina is on the faculty of Vassar College and a former faculty member of The Manhattan School of Music’s Contemporary Performance Program and The Juilliard Schools’s Pre College Division.

Danielle performs regularly with a number of ensembles in the NY area and around the country, among them the Bedford Chamber Ensemble, Music from Copland House and the Palladium Chamber Players. A former member of the Manhattan String Quartet, the Lark Quartet and Elements Quartet, Ms. Farina has toured extensively in North America and Europe, performing at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals.

As a proponent of new music, Ms. Farina premiered Peter Schickele’s Viola Concerto with the Pasadena Symphony and recorded Viola concertos by Jon Bauman and Andy Teirstein in addition to Anthony Newman’s Sonata on the Planets for Viola and Piano. Music of Robert Paterson, John Musto, and Eric Ewazen are also part of the discography, in addition to Morton Feldman’s “Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello” and Pierre Jalbert’s “Secret Alchemy” and “String Trio.”

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