Joy Grimes is an active violinist, violist and educator in the Boston area. She performs regularly on both modern and baroque instruments, in orchestras, solo and chamber recitals and serves as assistant principal to the Marsh Chapel Collegium. Her current endeavors include performing with Cambridge Concentus, L'Academie, La Donna Musicale, Weckmann Project, Exsultemus, Harvard Baroque, Helios Opera, Canzonare, New Bedford Symphony, Symphony New Hampshire and Folk Baroque. Joy spent four seasons with the Utah Shakespearian Festival as a baroque violinist, and has spent time at summer festivals including the Boston Early Music Festival fringe series, Conclave, Amherst Early Music Festival, and International Baroque institute at Longy. Joy holds degrees from; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and Boston University where she completed a Masters degree and Doctorate in Viola performance under the tutelage of Michelle LaCourse, and Ed Gazouleas. Joy is currently on the faculty of the Newton Suzuki School, and the President of the board for the Massachusetts Suzuki Association.
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