Violinist Anna Black was recently named Assistant Concertmaster of the North Carolina Symphony, a position she will assume in the spring of 2023. She has previously served as the Lansing Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and the National Repertory Orchestra co-concertmaster.
Anna has appeared as a soloist with the National Repertory Orchestra, the Brevard Music Festival Orchestra, and the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. She has performed with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra, the Meridian Symphony Orchestra, and the Idaho Civic Symphony. Anna has performed alongside distinguished performers, including Robert McDuffie, Lawrence Dutton, and the Cavani String Quartet.
Anna Black is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree at the University of Michigan, where she studies with Professor Fabiola Kim. She graduated from the McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University as a student of Amy Moretti, David Kim, and Robert McDuffie.
Anna started the violin at age 7 in her hometown of Eagle, Idaho. She was concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Idaho All-State Orchestra and was a member of the National Youth Orchestra-USA orchestra. Anna has served as the principal second violin of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra and assistant concertmaster of the Aspen Festival Orchestra.
Anna Black performs on a violin by Camillo Camilli, 1745, courtesy of Guarneri Hall NFP and Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins, Chicago