Lisa Tipton > Violin
Founding member of the award winning Meridian String Quartet, Lisa Tipton has toured internationally and held residencies at Queens and Bard Colleges and the Yale Summer Festival. She won distinctions from the Evian International Competition, Artists International and Chamber Music America. She has performed as a soloist with the NY and Barbad Chamber Orchestras, and The Bronx Symphony. She has toured with the Manhattan Piano Trio and performs with the American Symphony, Stamford Symphony and on Broadway. As a devoted interpreter of new music, she established the Made in America series at Weill Recital Hall and has performed on the Interpretations series at Merkin Concert Hall. In 2006, she released a critically acclaimed recording of the violin sonatas of Charles Ives on Capstone Records. She is the Director of the NY Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program and on the faculty of School for Strings. She has been heard on WQXR, WNYC and recorded on LRC, Midder, Arizona and Capstone Records. Ms. Tipton received her MA from Queens College and has studied with Gerald Beal, Joyce Robbins, Ani Kavafian, Roman Totenberg and The Juilliard Quartet. She received her BA from Cornell University where she was a College Scholar. Lisa is currently enrolled in the CUNY Grad Center’s DMA program where she studies with Daniel Phillips.