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Carol Benson

Carol Benson has played for outstanding orchestras across the US as well as abroad. She was a member of the Swedish Radio Orchestra, the Louisville Orchestra, and the Pittsburgh Chamber Orch. She was invited to tour Europe with Antal Dorati and the Detroit Sym, and America with the Stockholm Phil. Carol was Concertmistress of the Monterey Chamber Orchestra and the New Mexico Chamber Orchestra.

She has soloed as vocalist or violinist with a variety of orchestras and sang or played at Aspen, Grand Tetons, OR Coast and other festivals . She collaborated on the CD “ A Day Like This” with songwriter Frank Schultz.

After a masters with the Univ. of Louisville School of Music, Carol taught voice full time at the University of North Iowa and violin at U of L and U of KY. She taught public school music for a time but prefers her private studio.

In the 80’s Carol ‘s family cofounded the Greenspring Coffee House of Pittsburgh for peace education purposes and performed in the in house band, drawing on experiences in Sweden and Nova Scotia. Currently she calls herself a café fiddler, and in addition to her teaching and symphony work, plays everything from Irish jigs to Spanish ballads to Josh Groban, to Schubert, for clubs, restaurants, retirement centers and parties.
Carolbens@Gmail.com


 

 

 

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