photography:
Teresa Tam
Cambridge Concentus

Emily Rideout
Viola

Emily Rideout is an active performer on both modern and Baroque viola. She was twice a winner of the Boston University Bach Competition, and has appeared as a guest with the Muir, Emerson, and Avalon String Quartets. As a Baroque violist, she has collaborated with Dawn Upshaw, Julianne Baird, Robert Mealy, and Arthur Haas; her projects have included performances with Les Bostonades, a tour of Japan with Cambridge Concentus and Joshua Rifkin, and recording a period-instrument soundtrack for the PBS documentary "Seeing in the Dark.” Emily is also an enthusiastic folk musician, and was fiddler in the band Three Tall Pines, whose 2009 album oforiginal music was well received by critics in the U.S. and Europe. She serves on the faculty of Suzuki School of Newton and is in demand as an instructor/presenter at Suzuki Institutes across the country; she was recently featured as a speaker at the 2012 National Suzuki Conference in Minneapolis. Emily holds a doctorate from Boston University, as well as degrees from
SUNY Stony Brook and Moravian College.

The Ensemble

David Kjar, Artistic Director

Marika Holmqvist, Artistic Director

Andrew Arceci

Michael Barrett

Jacob Cooper

Emily Dahl

Sarah Darling

Tatiana Daubek

Graham Dixon

Joy Grimes

Teddie Hwang

Jeanine Krause

Andrea LeBlanc

Jane Leggiero

Peter Lekx

Thea Lobo

Sarah Paysnick

Ulrike Präger

Emily Rideout

Dylan Sauerwald

Leon Schelhase

Luke Short

Ulysses Thomas

Patrick T Waters

Zoe Weiss