Anhared Stowe has been the Principal Second Violin of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra since 1979.  A graduate of the Juilliard School, she continued to pursue her passion for chamber music, working with groups such as the Hungarian String Quartet and the Guarneri String Quartet.  Active as a performer and recitalist, Ms. Stowe has recorded works of Stephen Gryc on the Opus One, as well as non-classical music on other labels from the UK.  Throughout her career, Ms. Stowe has performed chamber music extensively; she is the founder of the New World Trio and has been its violinist and artistic director for twenty years. She has performed as soloist with orchestras in Connecticut, Florida, and Iowa. Most recently, Ms. Stowe was heard on NPR’s Morning Edition, accompanying the poet Edgar Silex with works of her own composition.