Emily Ondracek-Peterson, Violinist
Emily Ondracek-Peterson at Carnegie Hall

Emily Ondracek-Peterson at Carnegie Hall

As violinist, Emily Ondracek-Peterson has performed chamber and solo concerts in every major hall in New York . She made her solo debut at age 16 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons concertos and has since performed at every major hall in New York, including Carnegie, Avery Fisher, le poisson rouge, the Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, the Apollo, Merkin, Symphony Space, and Steinway Halls. Performances have taken her across the US and Europe where she has performed in the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and her favorite hall, Symphony Hall in Birmingham. England.

In addition to the Voxare String Quartet, Emily has performed with the Talea Ensemble, the Wordless Orchestra with Johnny Greenwood (Radiohead), Axiom, the Japanese band Mono, and Classical Jam.

As an advocate of contemporary music, Emily has worked with Pulitzer Prize winning composers Ned Rorem, David Del Tredici, Paul Moravec, John Harbison, and Elliot Carter; and premiered works by numerous composers. With her string quartet, she received Chamber Music America’s ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. Emily has recorded multiple works for Naxos and in 2014, Emily will be releasing her first solo album, featuring commissions by the brightest young composers in the US and Europe.