Violinist Susannah Foster enjoys a diverse performing career on modern and historical instruments. She performs with ensembles including the Handel + Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Les Bostonades, Emmanuel Music, Grand Harmonie, Phoenix Orchestra, and Newton Baroque, and has appeared throughout North America, Europe, and Africa under the baton of artists such as Riccardo Muti, Kurt Masur, Jaap Van Sweden, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Michael Tilson Thomas, and John Williams. She has performed extensively with the New World Symphony, and served as concertmaster of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, and Northwestern University Symphony Orchestras. Susannah studied chamber music with Pamela and Claude Frank, as well as members of the Guarneri, Takacs, Juilliard, Vermeer, and Cleveland String Quartets. Her principal teachers include Almita Vamos, Kathleen Winkler, Blair Milton, and Gerardo Ribeiro, and she holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Northwestern University.