Karina Schmitz
Principal Viola
Karina Schmitz, viola, is principal violist of Handel and Haydn Society in Boston, principal violist of Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, founding member of 17th-century ensemble ACRONYM, and violinist/violist of Duo Corbetta. Based in Boston, Karina holds degrees from New England Conservatory and the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has performed with Tempesta di Mare, Tafelmusik, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Boston Camerata, Blue Heron, Arcadia Players, Les Delices, Oregon Bach Festival, Opera Lafayette, American Opera Theater in Washington, D.C., Van Diemen's Band in Tasmania, and at the Peninsula Music Festival in Victoria, Australia.