Amelia Roosevelt, violin

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Amelia Roosevelt is a founding member of Repast Baroque Ensemble, which performs regularly in New York and tours nationally. Described by The New York Times as a “virtuoso duelist,” she performs with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, the Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra, the Aradia Ensemble, the American Classical Orchestra, and the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra. She has toured internationally with Musica Antiqua Köln, Concerto Köln, and La Cappella de’ Turchini. Recording credits include Naxos, MDG, New Classical Adventure, Albany Records, Deux-Elles, Linn Records, Hänssler Classic, Electra, Capriccio, and MSR Records. A New York City native, Amelia holds degrees in violin performance from Stony Brook University, where she studied with Joyce Robbins and Mitchell Stern; the Manhattan School of Music; and the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam. She graduated with honors from Swarthmore College. Amelia's baroque violin was made in London by Richard Duke in 1773.