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Elizabeth FayetteArtist Affiliate: Violin InstructorFirst Violin, Vega String Quartet


Violinist Elizabeth Fayette, praised by the New York Times for her “alluring, lustrous sound and seasoned virtuosity,” made her Carnegie Hall debut in October 2013 with the Juilliard Orchestra under conductor Alan Gilbert as the winner of The Juilliard School’s Concerto Competition. In recent seasons, Ms. Fayette has performed with the Houston Symphony as a prizewinner in the Ima Hogg Competition, was a Second Prize winner in the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and was awarded the 2014 Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia Career Grant as well as the 2015 Juilliard/Tel Aviv Museum of Art Sanders Prize.

Ms. Fayette’s 2015/2016 season includes both solo and chamber engagements. Her recital appearances include performances at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. She will also appear as a soloist with Symphony in C, a New Jersey-based training orchestra where she is Concertmaster, and the New York Classical Players. With the New York Classical Players she will perform the Martinu Triple Concerto with the Sheridan Piano Trio, of which she is a founding member. As a chamber musician, Ms.Fayette will appear with the Jupiter Chamber Players, the Marinus Ensemble, and the Sheridan Trio in concerts in both Denmark and Germany.

Ms. Fayette holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Pamela Frank, Shmuel Ashkenasi and Arnold Steinhardt, and The Juilliard School, where she recently completed her studies with Sylvia Rosenberg in the Artist Diploma program. Ms. Fayette is also a Fellow in Ensemble ACJW, a two-year program administered by Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School and the New York City Department of Education which supports young musicians in building careers as performers, educators, and advocates for their art form.