Randy Fisher
Status: Member
Member Since: January 11, 2010
Last Visit:December 1, 2014
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Randy Fisher

CURRENT:
> Private instructor (violin, viola) and chamber music coach in Sacramento and the SF Bay Area

> Regular Chamber Music Coach for:
Chamber Musicians of Northern California (CMNC);
Sacramento Chamber Music;
California Capital Workshop (CalCap);
San Diego Chamber Music Workshop;
Grand Pacific Workshops (LA);
Santa Barbara Chamber Music Society;
Golden Gate Chamber Music Workshop (Carmel)
Idaho Chamber Music Workshop

> FORMER LEADERSHIP POSITIONS in Arts Education:
Director of Community Engagement, Stockton Symphony (2010-12); Director of Harmony Stockton Project (El Sistema-inspired after-school program for music and academics)

Education Director (1996-2009): Virginia Symphony; Richmond Symphony; Spokane Symphony; Young Audiences of Virginia

> PERFORMING CAREER:
STRING QUARTETS of Principal Players in symphonies in Omaha, Savannah, Sacramento, Orquesta de Euskadi (Spain), Williamsburg and Roanoke (VA)

VIOLIST: Colorado Symphony, Virginia Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic

CONCERTMASTER: Ass't in Auburn (CA) Symphony; Pennsylvania Sinfonia (Bethlehem)

> COLLEGE FACULTY (Violin, Viola, Chamber Music):
Old Dominion University
Colorado College
Hong Kong Conservatory

> YOUTH INSTRUCTION (Violin, Viola and Chamber Music):
Youth Chamber Music San Francisco
Hampton Roads Chamber Players
Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts
Denver School of the Arts

> YOUTH ORCHESTRA SECTIONAL COACH (Violin/Viola):
Denver
Norfolk (Bay Youth)
Richmond
Colorado Springs
Savannah
Omaha

> CONDUCTOR:
Appomattox Governor’s School for the Arts (VA)
Colorado College Chamber Orchestra (founder)
Chamber Orchestra of the Springs (CO)
Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra

> CHAMBER MUSIC LEADERSHIP:
Assistant Director: Hampton Roads Chamber Players (chamber music school for youth in Norfolk, VA 1997-2006)
Strings in the Mountains (CO, 1991-2)

- Free-lance chamber music in New York (1980s): Con Brio Ensemble, Darien String Quartet, Maranda String Quartet, New York Concertino, Corelli Chamber Players, Rosewood Ensemble, Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra, Garden State Chamber Orchestra, New Jersey Pro Musica, American Chamber Orchestra, Heritage Chamber Orchestra, Prism Chamber Orchestra, Bar Harbor Festival, Jupiter Symphony, New Haven Symphony, Lyric Opera of New England

EDUCATION:
- Manhattan School of Music (Viola and Chamber Music)
- 10 summers Fellowship at Aspen Music Festival
- String Quartet Seminars with members of: Juilliard, Guarneri, Cleveland, Budapest, La Salle, Kroll and American string quartets