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Concertmaster, Barbara Lee Chair

Concertmaster, Barbara Lee Chair

Concertmaster, Barbara Lee Chair

Concertmaster, Barbara Lee Chair

Julia Cash

Concertmaster, Barbara Lee Chair

Violinist Julia Cash is well known to Boston audiences. A long time member of Pro Arte, Ms. Cashwas honored to become concertmaster last season and perform Mozart’s 5th concerto with the orchestra to rave reviews, with “praises for the soft grain of her silvery tone and heroic presence.”Ms. Cash first came to Boston to work with legendary violinist James Buswell at age 15 to pursuean already promising musical future. Winner of the National Music Club Prize at Tanglewood, and a two-time Outstanding Performer award winner at the Academia Chigiana in Siena, Italy, Ms. Cash has performed all over the United States and Europe as a chamber musician and recitalist. In Boston, she performs with the Boston Ballet, Boston Symphony Pops, and has served as concertmaster for

many prominent Boston musical groups such as Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Chamber Orchestra of Boston and Coro Allegro. A huge new music advocate, Ms. Cash served as concertmaster of Alea III under Gunther Schuller to high accolades. Early in her career, she served as principal second of Opera Boston and has been on many Grammy-nominated albums through her extensive recording career with BMOP and other ensembles. Ms. Cash holds degrees from New England Conservatory of Music, the Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik in Germany and an artist diploma from the Royal Conservatory of the Netherlands. In addition to James Buswell, other notable musical mentors include Pamela Frank, Vera Beths, Federico Agostini and Don Weilerstein.


Ms. Cash is also an avid teacher and music educator. She is currently on faculty at New England Conservatory Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education and maintains a competitive studio of award-winning students. Currently she spends summers teaching for Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras and serves as a Music Director at Point Counter Point Chamber Music Camp in Vermont.

Julia Cash

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