Adjudicators

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Violin/Viola Adjudicators

Denise Dillenbeck, Violin

Denise Dillenbeck has toured Europe and America with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and has played with the Seattle Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Pennsylvania Ballet Theater, Philly Pops, and many other orchestras across the U.S. She is currently concertmaster of the Yakima Symphony, York Symphony, Lake Chelan Bach Festival Orchestra and the Northwest Sinfonietta. She was a member of the Oregon Symphony, associate concertmaster of the Tacoma Symphony, and has served as concertmaster for orchestras across the country and in England and Germany… more

Denise Dillenbeck has toured Europe and America with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and has played with the Seattle Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Pennsylvania Ballet Theater, Philly Pops, and many other orchestras across the U.S. She is currently concertmaster of the Yakima Symphony, York Symphony, Lake Chelan Bach Festival Orchestra and the Northwest Sinfonietta. She was a member of the Oregon Symphony, associate concertmaster of the Tacoma Symphony, and has served as concertmaster for orchestras across the country and in England and Germany… more

Dr. Meredith Arksey, Violin/Viola

Dr. Meredith Arksey, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music at Washington State University inPullman WA, was the coordinator of the string area and taught studio violin and viola to undergraduate and graduate string majors. After studying with Kelly Farris, she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in violin performance from the University of Michigan where she was a student of Camilla Wicks, and a string pedagogy graduate teaching assistant under Robert Culver. She received her doctorate in Violin Performance from Michigan State University with I-Fu Wang….more