Alejandro Valdepeñas performs regularly as a violinist and violist. Named St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Associate Principal Violist, he joined the orchestra to open the2022/2023 season.
Jane Price grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University and a Master of Music degree from New England Conservatory.
Asako joined the violin section of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 2001. She has performed chamber music, solo recitals and international music festivals in the U.S., Costa Rica, Austria, and the Pacific Music Festival in her hometown of Sapporo, Japan.
Adrian serves as concertmaster for the Fox Theater Orchestra. Other concertmaster positions include the Ballet Orchestra of St. Louis, the Bach Society of St.
Melody Lee is a member of the first violin section of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. She is from Vancouver Canada and studied at the Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles where she received her Bachelor of Music Diploma and Professional Studies Certificate as a student of Robert Lipsett.
Hannah Ji joined the first violin section of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 2020 after spending two seasons as a replacement member.
Andrea joined the violin section of the St. Louis Symphony in September 2015. Prior to her appointment with the Symphony, Andrea participated in the 2013 New York String Orchestra Seminar under the direction of Jaime Laredo.
Angie Smart has been a First Violinist with the St. Louis Symphony since 1998. Originally from England, she began violin lessons at the age of six and won a scholarship to study music at the age of 13.
Violinist Kyle Andre Lombard is a native of Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated with honors from Indiana University, earning the prestigious Performer’s Certificate, and received his Masters Degree from Yale University.
Ann Fink joined the first violin section of the St. Louis Symphony in September of 2013. Previously she performed as a violin fellow with New World Symphony in Miami Beach.