Utah Symphony Associate Concertmaster
The Richard K. and Shirley S. Hemingway Chair
Acclaimed by the Salt Lake Tribune as, “marrying unimpeachable technical skill with a persuasive and perceptive voice,” violinist Kathryn Eberle is the Associate Concertmaster of the Utah Symphony and the newly-appointed Concertmaster of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in Los Angeles. Ms. Eberle has also served as Guest Concertmaster with the Kansas City, Omaha, and Richmond Symphonies.
Eberle performs annually as soloist with the Utah Symphony with whom she’s performed over 10 works as a featured soloist. She made her subscription series debut with the USO in April 2014 performing Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade. In the 2019/2020 season, she will perform Edgar Meyer’s Violin Concerto with the USO. Other solo appearances include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the National Academy Orchestra of Canada, and the Bahia Symphony in Brazil.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Eberle has collaborated with such artists as Edgar Meyer, Jaime Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt, and Ricardo Morales. She has been a guest artist at numerous music festivals including Missillac, Sewanee, Laguna Beach, Fairbanks Summer Arts, Innsbrook Institute and Festival Mozaic. Over the course of two seasons, Ms. Eberle and pianist Jason Hardink performed a complete cycle of the ten Beethoven Violin Sonatas in Salt Lake City on the Nova Chamber Music Series. This lead to a unique collaboration with Plan-B Theatre Company in a world premiere production of The Kreutzer Sonata.
A committed pedagogue, Ms. Eberle is on the faculty of Utah State University teaching the Orchestra Excerpts Seminar as well as the Conservatory division of the Gifted Music School in Salt Lake City. She has given numerous master classes including guest appearances at Vanderbilt University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Dixie State University, Brigham Young University and the Sewanee Summer Music Festival.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Ms. Eberle began her violin studies on her third birthday. She received a Master’s Degree from The Juilliard School studying with Sylvia Rosenberg. She previously studied with Robert Lipsett and Cornelia Heard at The Colburn School, Blair School of Music and the University of Southern California where she received the String Department and Symphony awards upon graduation. Ms. Eberle performs on a 1754 Gennaro Gagliano violin, the ex “Von Vecsey.”
Kathryn was elected by her musician colleagues to represent them on the USUO Board of Trustees and Executive Committee for a two-year term beginning September 2020.