Musicians

Marilyn McDonald Violin



Helicon Performances

Symposium 18 - Mozart and Haydn
Symposium 13 - Mozart Quintets
Symposium 10 - The Smithson Quartet
Symposium 8 - Schubert with Laurence Libin
Symposium 5 - Beethoven & Thomas Sokolowski

Marilyn McDonald has toured world-wide as a member of the Castle Trio, the Smithson String Quartet, the Oberlin Barooque Ensemble and Ensemble Pierrot, a group specializing in contemporary music. She currently is a member of the Axelrod Quartet, performing on the Smithonian’s Stradivarius instruments. Ms. McDonald has appeared as recitalist and soloist with orchestras throughout the United States. She is concertmaster of the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra, the Smithsonian Chamber Players and Boston Baroque. Summer festivals include the Baroque Performance Institute, Colorado College Festival, Fairbanks (AK) and Bowdoin Festivals. She has held visiting professorships at Indiana University and the Eastman School of Music and is Artist-in-Residence at Boston University. Ms. McDonald is Professor of Violin at Oberlin Conservatory of Music.