CARLA MOORE (violin), described by Strad magazine as possessing "unerring musicality," enjoys exploring and performing the repertoire for baroque and classical violin. Carla moved to the San Francisco Bay Area from New York City in 1991 when she joined Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. She now serves as one of PBO's concertmasters and soloists, performs and solos with American Bach Soloists, and serves as concertmaster of the Portland Baroque Orchestra (Oregon). In 1989, Carla won First Prize in the 1989 Erwin Bodky Competition for Early Music, and has since traveled with many leading baroque orchestras and chamber groups throughout North America, Britain, Europe, and Asia. She has recorded extensively for a wide range of labels, which include highly praised solo performances of music by Telemann and C.P.E. Bach as well as chamber music by, among others, Luigi Boccherini, William Lawes, and Clara Schumann. Carla coaches baroque violin at the University of California at Berkeley. She received her Master of Music Degree with distinction from Indiana University's Early Music Institute where she was a student of, and assistant to, Stanley Ritchie.

 
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