Allyson Michal, violin, is a member of the Hartford Symphony, Portland Symphony Orchestra, and the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. In the summer, she played concertmaster for the New Hampshire opera festival, Opera North. Additionally, she participated on international tours to Asia and Europe with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and has also performed with them at Lincoln Center and the Proms in London.
Allyson enjoys collaborating in chamber ensembles of varied instrumentation. She especially enjoys working her husband, a horn player, and has given performances with him in many settings, including recitals at Bowling Green State Univeristy, Ohio University, and the Ohio State University. Their recording of “Persistant Tracings”, a piece for horn, violin and electronics, will be released in 2020. She has also performed on multiple occasions with colleagues at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Allyson is a graduate of Indiana University and Northwestern University, and has also performed with Chicago Civic Orchestra, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Columbus Symphony. Principal teachers include Kurt Sassmanshaus and Mauricio Fuks.