American violin soloist Elizabeth Pitcairn made her New York debut at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in 2000 and she has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra. This season she makes debuts at Walt Disney Concert Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Pitcairn is the artistic director of the Luzerne Music Center Festival, a summer camp for gifted young musicians ages 9 to 18 in the Adirondacks. Originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, she resides in Los Angeles. She received her degree from USC where she studied with Robert Lipsett and is now on faculty at the Colburn School of Performing Arts. The 10th Anniversary edition DVD of The Red Violin film features Pitcairn and the “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius in a special feature called The Auction Block. On her Stradivarius, she uses the Wittner Finetune-pegs. Her gowns are provided courtesy of LaFemme Fashion. Her titanium violin case is courtesy of GEWA. Pitcairn is represented in Italy, France and Russia by Premiere Artists Agency. For her tour schedule, interviews and history of the “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius, please visit www.redviolin.us.