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Sharon Polifrone

Music of the Baroque's principal second violin and a member of the ensemble for over twenty years, Sharon Polifrone is also assistant concertmaster of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra and Fulcrum Point New Music Project and a member of the faculty of Wheaton College. A graduate of the Juilliard School and former member of the Audubon String Quartet, Ms. Polifrone has also served as concertmaster of the Contemporary Chamber Players, Concertante di Chicago, and the Iron Mountain Music Festival, and as the founder and Artistic Director of the Virginia Chamber Music Academy. An aficionado of new music as well as older works, Ms. Polifrone has championed and recorded music of many contemporary composers including Ezra Laderman, Peter Schickele, Ralph Shapey, Shulamit Ran, Leo Kraft, William Neil, and Jon Polifrone.

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