Fort Collins, Colorado, who started playing at four
years of age.
She attended the Banff Centre for the Arts, Harvard University, Indiana
University and the New England Conservatory of Music. Her teachers included Paul Biss, James Buswell and
Sylvia Rosenberg. In 1997, she
became a member of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
She and fellow
violinists Ruggero Allifanchini
and Steven Copes and cellist Wendy Warner appeared in a recital at St. Paul’s
United Church of Christ on 2nd October 2004. Their program comprised “Cello
Concerto in C” by Franz Josef Haydn, “Concerto Grosso in F, Op. 6, No. 2”
by George Frideric Handel, “Divertimento
No. 11 in D, K. 251” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Moz-Art a la Haydn” by Alfred Schittke.
October 2006, she and cellist David Carter and Esther Wang gave a recital
College that featured
“Trio in A minor, Op. 50” by Peter Ilyich
version of the SPCO was assembled on 14th December 2007 for a
performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto
No. 4, BWV 1049”.
February 2008, Nina and violinist Dale Barltrop,
violist Sabina Thatcher and cellist Ronald Thomas gave the world premiere
of Libby Larsen’s “Evening in the Palace of Reason”.
one-eighth of an SPCO ensemble that interpreted Felix Mendelssohn’s “String
Octet in E flat, Op. 20” on 14th May 2009.
October 2011, she was one of several musicians who participated in the
Chamber Music Series at SPCO
Center. The recital opened with Gyorgy Kurtag’s “12
Microludes” and closed with a pair of
Mozart works: “Piano
Quartet in E flat” and “Sonata in A for Violin and Piano”,
with Jonathan Biss at the keys.
to her hometown as a guest soloist of the Fort Collins Symphony at Lincoln Center on 18th February
2012 for a performance of The Four
Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi.