Chamber Music Mystic 2011

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Established in 2007 as a grass-root initiative among friends musicians, the Chamber Music Mystic festival’s 4th edition will take place at the Mystic Arts Center between 19th and 28th of August 2011. 

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Welcome – About the Orchestra

Welcome to the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. Our mission is to preserve and perpetuate the great orchestral traditions through the expansion of our public performance season, and the educational programs. Please click here for the 2011-2012 season…

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AUTUMN LEAVES benefit – Friday Sept. 23

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra New Britain Symphony Society invite you to “AUTUMN LEAVES” a festive evening for the benefit of their new collaborative venture “New Britain Magnum Opus Series” Silent Auction – Elegant Dinner – Champagne Toast – Musical Interludes Friday, September 23, 2011, […]

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Virtuosi Concerts at Elementary Schools

2010-11 Schedule of the Virtuosi Concerts at the New Britain elementary schools Thursday 10/12/10 9AM – John Paul II (Holy Cross) School 10:30AM – Smith School Thursday, 12/16/2010 9AM – Vance School 10:30AM – Gaffney school Friday, 12/17/2010 9AM – Northend Elementary school 10:30AM – Sacred Heart school Friday, March […]

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The Virtuosi

Violins: Brunilda Myftaraj, concertmaster Rachel Virgin Marianne Vogel Katalin Viszmeg, principal second Violas: Dorota Peglow Jessica Cortez Cellos: Kathleen Schiano Melissa Morgan Bass: Douglas Lamke Flutes: Jill Maurel-Davis Oboes: Johanna Lamb Mateusz Zechowski Clarinets: Jim Forgy Julie Asuma Bassoons: Jennifer Bruening Rebecca Noreen French Horns: Roger Caruk Jaime Thorne Trumpets: […]

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Brunilda Myftaraj, our concertmaster

Albanian American violinist Brunilda Myftaraj has drawn enthusiastic accolades from audiences as well as critical acclaim for her masterful musicianship in her native Albania, as well as Italy, Greece, France, Marocco, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Israel and in the United States. She has been praised by the New London Day critic […]

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Katalin Viszmeg principal second violin

Katalin Viszmeg is a native of Makó, Hungary, playing the violin at an early age. By the age of 12, she had already appeared as a soloist and chamber musician on Hungarian National Radio. Ms. Viszmeg received top prizes at the Hungarian National Violin Solo Competition, the Hungarian National Chamber […]

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Kathy Schiano, principal cello

Kathy Schiano, Principal Cellist with the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Kansas, and her Master of Music degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she studied under Bernard Greenhouse. She has played with the Detroit Symphony […]

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Summer Music Institute

Presented by Virtuosi Music Academy & Tunxis Community College August 7 – 23, 2011  – Free Concerts with International and CT artists, and students.

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Dorota Peglow, Principal viola

Dorota Peglow received her Master of Music degrees from Academy of Music in Cracow, Poland in 2001 and from Yale School of Music in 2004. She performed with various orchestras in Poland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain and more recently in Connecticut. For last eight years she has been a viola […]

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Jessica Heller, viola

Jessica Heller, a native of Connecticut, began studying the viola at the age of seven and she grew up attending the Hartt School Community Division. She went on to study at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with maestro Joen Vasquez, assistant principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, graduating with a degree […]

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