Marin Alsop

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Birthday
16, 1956
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
16, 1956 (age 63)
Birthplace
New York

About

Violinist and orchestral conductor known for her work with the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Before Fame

After transferring from Yale University to the Juilliard School, she earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in violin performance and established a musical ensemble called String Fever.

Trivia

During the 1990s and early 2000s, she conducted the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and the Eugene Symphony.

Family Life

She was the New York-born daughter of musicians. She and her musician life partner, Kristin Jurkscheit, raised a son.

Associated With

She received the 1989 Serge Koussevitzky Prize for her student conducting work at the renowned Tanglewood Music Center.