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String Instruments

Kimberly Fisher
Marc Rovetti
Noah Geller
Dara Morales
Robert dePasquale
Herold Klein
Richard Amoroso
Elina Kalendareva
Daniel Han
Philip Kates
Booker Rowe
Juliette Kang
Amy Oshiro-Morales
Larry Grika
Mei-Chen Liao-Barnes
Barbara Gavatos
William Polk
Charles Parker
Madison Day

Choong-Jin Chang
Kerri Ryan
Kirsten Johnson
Renard Edwards
Burchard Tang
Che-Hung Chen
Rachel Ku
Marvin Moon

Hai-Ye Ni
Gloria de Pasquale
John Koen
Derek S. Barnes
Kathryn Picht Read
Alex Veltman
Ulrich Boeckheler

Joseph Conyers


Brass Instruments
Woodwind Instruments
Percussion Instruments


PIMF Music Camp Violin Faculty:
Booker Rowe, Philadelphia Orchestra

Booker Rowe has been a member of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1971. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University and a Master of Music degree from Yale University. Mr. Rowe has played with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, the New Haven Symphony, and the Washington National Symphony. He has also premiered numerous new works by African-American and other minority composers.

As a chamber musician, Mr. Rowe has played with the Nashville Symphony String Quartet, the Symphony of the New World String Quartet, the Huntingdon Trio, and the Society for Ancient Instruments of Philadelphia.

He has also enjoyed music on the lighter side, performing with such popular artists as Sammy Davis, Jr., Isaac Hayes, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes, Barbara Streisand, and others.

Mr. Rowe has taught at Tennessee State University, Wesleyan University, the Settlement Music School, and the Community College of Philadelphia. Among the awards he has received are: the Igor Stravinsky Award, the Henry B. Cabot Award, the National Distinguished American Award, the City of Philadelphia Citation, and the Camerata Award of Excellence.

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