Pittsburgh Symphony hires second violinist
Jeremías Sergiani-Velázquez was hired as a member of the second violin section for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
After spending this season on a one-year appointment, he won the audition for the 2019-2020 season.
Sergiani-Velázquez has performed with the Borromeo Quartet in Boston, and regularly tours with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, according to a news release.
He recently joined the first violin section of the Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra in Chicago, has played as guest concertmaster with the Atlanta Symphony, and, as a member of the New York Classical Players, he has soloed and played as concertmaster on several occasions.
A native of Argentina, Sergiani-Velázquez is a graduate of the New England Conservatory, The Juilliard School, and the Manhattan School of Music where he studied with Miriam Fried, Ronald Copes, Sylvia Rosenberg, Lisa Kim and Glenn Dicterow. He plays on a Joseph Curtin violin and a Benoit Rolland bow.
JoAnne Klimovich Harrop is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact JoAnne at 412-320-7889, [email protected] or via Twitter .