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Agres, Nancy

She is a violist born in Spokane, Washington, who studied at Boston and Indiana Universities.

Since beginning her career as an orchestral and chamber musician she has performed with several orchestras and ensembles such as the Aire Born Strings , the Peaceful Valley Chamber Players, the Ronen Chamber Ensemble, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Suzuki and Friends, was principal violist for the San Diego Symphony and is currently a member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Working in committees she has been the Chair of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, representing it at the International Conference of Symphony Musicians and she is currently on the American Federation of Musician’s Executive Board of Local 3.

Veering away from classical music she has appeared on may recordings made by the comedy disc jockeys Bob & Tom who appear in their daily The Bob & Tom Show broadcast in Indianapolis.

Recognised for her contributions to music and education she won the Patch Leadership award in 1997 and takes part as an Artist in School and a “Side by Side” section coach in the educational programs set up by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Tim Zimmerman & The King’s Brass recordings
Angels We Have Heard on High (Traditional French/James Chadwick/Edward Barnes )
Track Records CD625 (CD: Christmas With Tim Zimmerman & the King’s Brass)
Conductor and strings arrangerArdis Faber
OrganDan Miller
Percussion James Kirby
Piano – Alex Thio
StringsAire Born Strings
TromboneBrian Kay
Trombone – Doug Warner
TromboneTony Warner
TrumpetDon Duncan
Trumpet Larry Jones
TrumpetTim Zimmerman
TubaDavid Kneller

Sources:

  1. http://www.indianapolissymphony.org/about_us/the_orchestra/strings/viola
  2. http://www.nuvo.net/article.php?title=ronen_chamber_ensemble
  3. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:anfyxqykldhe~T4
  4. http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Nancy%20Agres:1927489870?sort=za

Here she is playing viola with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at the Chatterbox Jazz Club..