Lorraine Glass-Harris, violin

Lorraine Glass-Harris, violin, is newly retired from a 43-year career with the St. Louis Symphony. She has enjoyed an active performance life in the Midwest and across the U.S. Specializing in performance on both modern and Baroque violin, Ms. Glass-Harris was twice featured as soloist with the St. Louis Symphony and has appeared as guest artist with the Southeast Baroque Trio, Kingsbury Ensemble, Symphony Baroque, and in festivals in France and Canada. With her husband, James Harris, co-founded L’Esprit de Music, devoted to the performance of the Music of the Baroque on period instruments. A native of Philadelphia, Ms. Glass-Harris began her musical studies at the age of four. Her undergraduate and graduate degrees in violin performance are from Indiana University, in Bloomington, where she studied with famed violinist and pedagogue, Josef Gingold. More recent studies in historical violin have been with Jaap Schröder and Marc Destrubé.