- Instrument Second Violin
Born and raised in Central Iowa, violinist Sarit Dubin began her musical studies at age three. As an orchestral and chamber musician, she has performed throughout the United States at venues including Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. She comes to the Des Moines Symphony after serving as principal second violinist of The Orchestra Now, a professional training orchestra based in New York. Previously, she was concertmaster of orchestras at the Berlin Opera Academy and Maryland Opera Studio, principal second violin in the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and a substitute with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. Sarit completed her musical training at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Maryland, and Brandeis University as a Leonard Bernstein Scholar. Her primary teachers include Andrés Cárdenes, David Salness, the Lydian String Quartet, and Julie Fox Henson.