||Carole Cowan |
Styles: Classical/Opera, Classical Soloist, Ceremony Musicians, Wedding Reception Music, Church Music
Bands: Hudson Valley Philharmonic
Ms. Cowan has been Concertmaster of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic since 1978
and is an active chamber musician, soloist, and teacher. First violinist of the HVP String
Quartet (the quartet-in-residence at the State University of New York at New Paltz), Ms.
Cowan has performed with many chamber musicians, including the Emerson and
Alexander string quartets, and Innisfree. She performed for ten summers at the Festival
Casals in Puerto Rico and has served as concertmaster and soloist in festivals in Spain,
Italy and Aspen, Colorado. One of the original members of the Poné Ensemble for New
Music, she returned to the Ensemble in 2013 after a leave of absence while she served
as Chair of the Department of Music at SUNY-New Paltz. There she is a full professor
and Conductor of the College-Youth Symphony. She holds a Doctoral of Musical Arts
degree from the Yale University School of Music.