I am a professional violinist that has over 15 years experience playing at weddings, parties, etc. Classical
repertoire. I am Concertmaster of the Two River Chamber Orchestra, and Assistant Concertmaster of the Maryland Symphony. I am also adjunct professor of violin and viola at Shepherd University. You can have confidence in hiring me because this is not my hobby, violin is how I make my living. I can even do strolling violin, and have a string quartet or trio if you would like more than one violin.
Heather was amazing! She is so talented and professional. Heather is truly a gifted violinist with her specialty is classical violin. My daughter requested a few contemporary choices be added. Heather was able to blend the two perfectly and made the ceremony feel like a fairy tale.
Response from Heather Austin-Stone:
Thank you so much!!! So glad we made her day more special!
Heather made my step-daughters wedding absolutely ethereal! Her playing added elegance to the occasion. It was absolute perfection and I'm so glad we booked her!
Heather organized the string music after listening to our preferences. She performed beautifully and communicated well throughout the whole booking process. We were 100% pleased with the process and 110% delighted with the music!
Response from Heather Austin-Stone:
Thank you so much for the kind words!
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Ms. Austin-Stone is currently the Concertmaster of the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra, the Assistant Concertmaster with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra in Hagerstown, MD, and a section 1st violinist with the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra. She has freelanced with the Fairfax Symphony, Prince William Symphony and the Annapolis Symphony as well as playing in many locations around Washington, DC and Baltimore including the Kennedy Center. She is a strolling violinist at an upscale restaurant, Violino Ristorante Italiano in Winchester, VA. She is one of the founding members of the Shenandoah Virtuosi String Quartet that has made a CD and performs regularly for weddings and other functions.
In March 2012, Ms. Austin-Stone was the featured soloist with the Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra and she performed the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in e minor. Also, in September 2014 she performed the Mozart Symphonie Concertante for violin and viola with Two Rivers and violist, Dana Rokosny.
Ms. Austin Stone has taught violin in private and public schools and in addition to teaching violin and viola at Shepherd University, she teaches at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in Hagerstown, MD. She also teaches violin and viola in the preparatory division, and is the 1st violin sectional coach for the Shepherd Preparatory Orchestra. Her other duties at Shepherd University, include teaching Music Appreciation, Music Psychology, and Music History.
Past Booked Events
|June 15, 2019 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 24, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 24, 2015||Wedding Ceremony|
|February 25, 2015||Public Event|
|October 11, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|September 06, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|April 06, 2014||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 10, 2013||Funeral Service|
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