Amelia Roosevelt
Violin
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 Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra, the Washington Bach Consort, the Aradia Ensemble, the American Classical Orchestra, and Musica Sacra. She has toured throughout Europe, Scandinavia, and South Asia with many ensembles including Musica Antiqua Köln, Concerto Köln, and La Cappella de’ Turchini. Her many recording credits include Naxos, MDG, New Classical Adventure, and MSR Records. A New York City native, Amelia holds a doctoral degree in violin performance from Stony Brook University, further graduate degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam, and an undergraduate degree with honors from Swarthmore College. She has given numerous workshops and master classes at universities including Rutgers, Columbia, SUNY Purchase, and Smith College. Amelia's baroque violin was made in London by Richard Duke in 1773.