Peter Kimosh bass

Peter Kimosh, bass

Bassist Peter Kimosh was born in Cleveland Ohio.  While deeply rooted in Jazz, he has found his voice in a wide variety of genres including hip-hop, salsa, funk, rock, orchestral, chamber-soul and any combination of the above. Currently, his main projects are The Beast + Big Band, Shana Tucker, Orquesta GarDel, and...

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Robert Cantrell, percussion

Robert Cantrell is a Chapel Hill based percussionist who plays a variety of Cuban and Brasilian instruments in addition to drum kit. Currently a member of the Tim Smith Band, Cyril Lance’s Arkestra, Hobex, and Mary Johnson Rockers and the Spark, he also performs in creative projects with Joshua Starmer, Samba Jovem...

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Leah Peroutka, violin

Leah Peroutka holds degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill (BM 2007) and the Cleveland Institute of Music (MM 2009). She performs regularly on modern violin with the Carolina Philharmonic, Fayetteville Symphony, and Western Piedmont Symphony, among others, and is also an active chamber musician. Ms. Peroutka currently serves as the Coordinator and Assistant...

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Samuel Gold, viola

North Carolina Symphony Principal Viola Samuel Gold began studying the viola at the age of four with Sherida Josephson of the Des Moines Symphony.  He is a graduate of the New England Conservatory, where he studied primarily with Martha Strongin Katz and Roger Tapping, and the University of Iowa, where...

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Ellye Walsh, flute

Ellye Walsh joined the Mallarmé Chamber Players in 2015 first as a flutist and later as Development and Marketing Manager. Ellye received a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University in 2013, and her Bachelor of Music from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2011. From 2009-2010, she studied abroad in Vienna, Austria,...

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Ramon Ortiz, percussion

The musical education of Ramon Ortiz began amongst family at home in the Dominican Republic. Although Ramon did not begin playing percussion and drum set until he was 19 years old, he was able to study at the Conservatorio Nacional and shortly thereafter began playing professionally in Santo Domingo. Several...

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Eric Hirsh

Eric Hirsh, piano

Eric Hirsh is a jazz pianist, composer, and technologist whose mission is to use collaboration as a space for bringing out the best in artists so that they in turn might reach and encourage interactive listeners through their performances. Hirsh performs regularly as a member of jazz/hip hop quartet The...

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Elizabeth Phelps, violin

Elizabeth Phelps is currently the Principal Second Violin of the North Carolina Symphony. She received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Paul Kantor and Stephen Rose. While in school she joined the Canton Symphony under Gerhardt Zimmermann, acting as principal second...

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Anthony Harvey, theorbo

Anthony Harvey (theorbo, lute) enjoys a varied career performing regularly as both a soloist and continuo player. He is the Artistic Director for Middleburg Musick and the AGAR Chamber Music Series, which presents concerts of Early Music in Virginia and co-directs the Musicum Collegium at James Madison University. He currently...

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Andy Bonner, baroque violin

Andrew Bonner, baroque violin, is an adjunct violin teacher at Duke University. Andrew grew up in Durham and studied with Duke String School founder Dorothy Kitchen and Ciompi Quartet member Eric Pritchard, and was a 1999 winner of the Durham Symphony’s Young Artists Competition. His education continued with a B.M....

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