ABOUT

At the National Gallery of Art as part of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio's Schubert Trio's Concert.
Playing with Harrisburg Symphony Chamber Players

Serving as  Principal Cellist with the Harrisburg Symphony,

Concert Artists of Baltimore and cellist of the Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Fiona has become known among devoted audiences for what one Washington Post critic has described as her “eloquent”, “radiant” and “unfailingly handsome” sound.

She has performed across the US, Europe and Asia, and with the Mendelssohn Piano Trio she has recorded over a dozen CD's on Centaur Records, all of which can be heard on radio stations across the country. The Trio's live performances have been heard on NPR's Performance Today as well as WETA's Front Row Washington. 

 

Fiona's other chamber music experience includes performances with pianist Andrew Harley, Market Square Church Summermusic Series, Harrisburg Symphony Chamber Players, the Melos Ensemble of D.C, the Cygnus Chamber Ensemble and the Rasumovsky Quartet. As a sought after orchestral cellist in addition to her principal positions, she also plays for the Washington Ballet Orchestra, the Wolf Trap Orchestra, the National Philharmonic and the Baltimore Symphony.

She began her studies at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester England, studying with Elizabeth Wilson and Gillian Thoday. She graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with honors as a pupil of Leonid Gorokhov.  Her post graduate was at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music where she studied with Ronald Leonard.