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Sheryl Staples

Sheryl Staples   Violinist and Principal Associate Concertmaster for the New York Philharmonic.  Originally from Los Angeles, Sheryl joined the orchestra in 1998. She’s appeared as a soloist with more than forty orchestras, including the Cleveland Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  Her instrument is the “Kartman” Guarnerius del Gesù, made around 1728. When she made her solo debut with the New York Philharmonic in 1999, the Times wrote of her relationship with her instrument, “she draws a wonderful array of vibrant and luminous colors from it.”