Madeline Stewart, Boston based violist and violinist is a dedicated performer and teacher. She is on the faculty of the Boston String Academy as Violin and Viola Instructor, and performed in some of the city’s most iconic concert venues including the Symphony Hall, the Berklee Performance Center, and the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall.
In San Diego, Madeline has presented solo and chamber recitals for Opera Neo, the San Diego State University School of Music Concert Series, as well as the Palomar Concert Hour. She has performed with the Classics Philharmonic Orchestra and the Opera Neo Festival Orchestra, where she has been Principal Second Violin since 2013.
As an educator, Madeline has held a private studio in San Diego, coached the Palomar Symphony Orchestra, and served on faculty as the Violin and Viola Instructor for California State University San Marcos. Her students have won auditions into prestigious training programs, including the San Diego Youth Symphony and the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra.
Madeline studied viola, violin, and string pedagogy with Rictor Noren. She holds a Master’s degree in Viola Performance from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.
Madeline plays on a Otto A. Erdesz viola, which is generously on loan to her. She plays on a Paul Knorr violin dated 1927.