Charlotte Malin, viola
Charlotte Malin has recently completed a master's degree at New England Conservatory as a student of Kim Kashkashian. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance from Northwestern University. In 2013, during the final year of her undergraduate study with Almita Vamos, she fell in love with the viola. As a violist, she recently became Principal Viola of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and also plays with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Charlotte has played with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the New World Symphony in Miami. She was invited three times to be a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, won a fellowship with A Far Cry chamber orchestra, and was a member of NEC's top ensemble, the Chamber Orchestra. Charlotte has a passion for chamber music and has been an artist at the Newport Music Festival and Fest'Inventio, a chamber series in Paris. As a violinist, she appeared as a soloist with both the Northwestern Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, as well as the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra. Charlotte is an ardent yoga practitioner and intends to share her insights into the connections of mind, body, and spirit with the broader music community as her career unfolds. She currently lives in a cabin in the woods in Austerlitz NY.