Beth Wenstrom Violin
Helicon PerformancesSymposium 123-RESTORATION
Helicon at Trinity Wall Street — Concerts at One: Sunken Cathedral
Symposium 120 - Transalpina
Symposium 117 - “Sonata, what do you want of me?”
Symposium 112 - The Grand Concerto
Beth Wenstrom (violin) has been praised for her “vitality and eloquent phrasing, as well as agility” (The Strad). As a soloist and concertmaster, she has performed with Trinity Wall Street Baroque Orchestra, Sebastian Chamber Players, New York Baroque Incorporated, Quodlibet Ensemble as well as William Christie’s Les Rencontres musicales en Vendée in Thiré, France. She has appeared in Apollo's Fire, Baroque Orchestra of Maine and Sarasa Chamber Ensemble. Beth is a founding member of Wayward Sisters, winner of the 2011 Early Music America/Naxos Competition as well as an original member of the “vital and vibrant” ensemble, ACRONYM (Classics Today). A passionate chamber musician, she continues to collaborate with colleagues from summer festivals Kneisel Hall and Musicorda, where she was winner of the 2002 Concerto Competition. Beth serves as string coach for the baroque ensemble at SUNY Stony Brook, coached baroque ensembles at Rutgers University, and taught at Oberlin Conservatory as a sabbatical replacement for both modern and baroque violin.
A native of Fairbanks, Alaska, Ms. Wenstrom holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory, The New England Conservatory, SUNY Stony Brook, and was in the inaugural class of the historical performance division at The Juilliard School. Her principal teachers have included Marilyn McDonald, Lucy Chapman, Pamela Frank, Soovin Kim, Cynthia Roberts and Monica Huggett.