Daphne Gooch, a native of Santa Rosa, California, enjoys playing in ensembles of all different sizes as well as teaching both privately and in schools. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from San Francisco Conservatory and a Certificate from the San Francisco Academy Orchestra, where she studied with Jonathon Vinocour. Currently, she is playing with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra while finishing up her studies at the Manhattan School of Music, where she is a part of the Orchestral Program while studying with Karen Dreyfus.