Elisa Barston, Coleman Violin Studio teacher
Studio teacher, Ms. Elisa Barston, will be performing “Symphonie Espagnole” by Edouard Lalo with Federal Way Symphony this weekend*1
We hope you can join us and enjoy the beautiful music!
Date/Time: Friday, March 6th at 7:30pm (Ticketed rehearsal)*2
Sunday, March 8th at 2 pm.
Location: St. Luke’s Church (515 South, 312th St. Federal Way)
Admissions: Adults$25; Senior $20. Students 18 and under are free.
1 The program includes Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.5, “Reformation” by the Federal Way Symphony.
*2 Guests who purchased tickets for the Friday performance will be given a Sunday performance pass as well.
Please call 253(529)9857 or visit http://federalwaysymphony.org for ticket information.
A Brief Bio of Elisa Barston
Praised for her "glowing sound" and "technical aplomb" (The Strad), violinist Elisa Barston is currently the Principal Second Violinist of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She previously served as the Associate Concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, and was a first violin section member of the Cleveland Orchestra. Ms. Barston’s principal violin teachers include Almita and Roland Vamos, Robert Lipsett, and Josef Gingold. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Music Cum Laude. At Indiana University, where she earned a Master of Music degree, Ms. Barston was awarded the prestigious Performer's Certificate, the Jascha Heifetz Scholarship, and the Starling Foundation Grant. Among her awards, Ms. Barston has garnered top prizes at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition, First Prize at the Julius Stulberg Auditions, Grand Prize at the International Kingsville Young Performers' Competition, and First Prize in the Seventeen-General Motors National Music Competition.
As a soloist, Ms. Barston has performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, with the major symphony orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Saint Louis, Seattle, and Taipei, among numerous others. In 1986, she made her European debut with the English Chamber Orchestra at the request of Sir Yehudi Menuhin.