Violin, Baroque violin
Violinist Fiona Hughes holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland Institute of Music and is Artistic Director of Three Notch'd Road: The Virginia Baroque Ensemble. She is a versatile performer of both modern and baroque violin, appearing with Apollo’s Fire, Washington Bach Consort, Boston Baroque, Duke Vespers Ensemble, Chatham Baroque, the Richmond Symphony, Musicians of the Old Post Road, and the Handel + Haydn Society. Fiona has performed in numerous music festivals, including Kinhaven, Encore, Brevard Music Center, National Repertory Orchestra, Banff, and Japan's Pacific Music Festival. She looks to Stephen Rose, Adam DeGraff, Marilyn McDonald, and Lucy van Dael as primary mentors. Fiona's period bows are by David Hawthorne and her violin is the ex-Vieuxtemps Claude Pierray (1720 Paris).