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Guild Program-ASO Conf Rm
Thursday, October 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am
We are so fortunate to present Jason Posnock as our speaker at the October 20 Guild program. We know Jason as the concertmaster of the Asheville Symphony, and it will be a pleasure to meet with him and enjoy his artistry and skill on the violin in a smaller setting.
Join us on Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 am in the symphony office at 27 College Place, Asheville, 28801. Bring your friends!
Violinist Jason Posnock enjoys a versatile musical career both in the United States and internationally. He has performed regularly in such prominent American ensembles as the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and has accompanied them on tours to Europe, South America, the Far East and New York’s Carnegie Hall. Mr. Posnock is also an active chamber musician and recitalist, having appeared in venues throughout the United States, England, Puerto Rico, and India.
Originally from New Jersey, Mr. Posnock began taking violin lessons at the age of four. His early teachers included famed pedagogue Samuel Applebaum, and David Arben, Associate Concertmaster (retired) of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He attended Princeton University, graduating with honors in 1994, and went on to earn his ARCM(PG) from the Royal College of Music, London, where he studied with Felix Andrievsky. He continued his studies with Yumi Scott, member of the Philadelphia Orchestra, before completing the Performance Residency Program at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh as a student of Andrés Cárdenes, Concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Concertmaster of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra since 2007, Mr. Posnock has previously held the positions of Concertmaster of the Clarksburg (WV) Symphony Orchestra and Concertmaster of the McKeesport (PA) Symphony Orchestra.
In addition to his performance schedule, Mr. Posnock has devoted much of his time to teaching and working with young musicians, serving on the faculty of the Brevard Music Center, as Artist Lecturer in Violin at Carnegie Mellon University, conductor of the Intrada Strings preparatory orchestra, and maintaining a busy teaching studio. Presently Mr. Posnock resides with his family in Brevard, NC, serves on the faculty of Brevard College, and is the Vice President & Chief Artistic Officer at the Brevard Music Center