Cheryl Norman-Brick

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A member of Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 2005, Cheryl Norman-Brick has performed in major venues around the world, including Carnegie Hall, the Salle Pleyel in Paris and the Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully and Avery Fisher halls. Her numerous honors include first prize in the
Musical Merit Foundation of Greater San Diego awards program, as well as an artist grant and Premier Prix avec félicitations from the Conservatory of Lausanne in Switzerland.

As the winner of the Millennium Rome Festival Concerto Competition, Cheryl gave a series of five recitals, as well as a concerto appearance in Rome. In 2001, she was invited to the Maud Powell Festival in Illinois, where she served as recitalist, teacher, concertmaster and soloist with the Maud Powell Festival Orchestra. There, Cheryl was honored with the Emerging Artist Award.

In 2003, she recorded her first solo album in Mexico City, featuring unaccompanied violin works by Ysaÿe, Bach and Hindemith. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from USC, where she studied with Alice Schoenfeld. She also received a Diploma of Virtuosity from the Conservatory of Lausanne and a Master of Music degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

In 2013 Cheryl became an Associate Principal of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. She has been an Associate Principal of the Pacific Symphony and Principal second violin of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, as well as a section member of the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra.

Cheryl frequently performs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and has joined them on eight national and international tours. She is active in the Motion Picture industry, and also performs with the Los Angeles Opera. Cheryl enjoys teaching and is on the faculty of the Pascale Institute of Music in South Pasadena.

Cheryl lives in Stevenson Ranch with her family. In her spare time she enjoys running, yoga, cooking and traveling.

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S E S S I O N spiva

Produced in collaboration with Four Larks, SESSION featured the world premiere of The Body Overcome by Derrick Spiva Jr, hindustani vocalist Saili Oak, a US premiere by composer Juan Pablo Contreras and works by Conor Brown, Salina Fisher and Reena Esmail.

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