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Dawn Posey, violin

Dawn Posey has performed extensively with various chamber ensembles in the United States and abroad, including the Boston Conservatory Honors Quartet, Festival A Tempo in Caracas, Venezuela, the Chamber Music Festival of Amman, Jordan, Blossom Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center. In addition, she has appeared as a soloist with orchestras in Missouri, Indiana, and Great Britain.

Dawn was the recipient of the Starling Scholarship at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music, where her primary teacher was Dr. Won-Bin Yim. She has also studied with the late renowned string pedagogue, Miss Dorothy Delay at Aspen Music Festival, Lynn Chang at the Boston Conservatory, Mrs. Almita Vamos in Chicago and concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine.

Dawn has been a member of the violin faculty at the Sherwood Conservatory, the Merit School of Music, and at the University of Evansville, Indiana. Dawn continues to teach in Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Music Academy and as Adjunct professor of violin at St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. In Evansville Dawn was the second violinist with the Eykamp String Quartet and Associate Concertmaster with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to serving as Assistant Concertmaster with the Youngstown Symphony, Dawn is currently Assistant Concertmaster with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra.