Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Anna Griffis (viola & violin) is active as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. She made her concerto debut with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the age of 16, and was the second prize winner in the Van Rooy Solo Competition. Equally at home on modern and historical instruments, she's principal viola with New Bedford Symphony and Grand Harmonie, a member of the Albany and Hartford Symphonies, and plays with Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque, Les Bostonades, Arcadia Players, and Rhode Island Philharmonic. She is a member and executive director of the new music group the Ludovico Ensemble, and co-founded Trio Speranza, prize-winners at the Early Music America Baroque Competition. In addition to performing, Anna teaches privately and at the Dana Hall School of Music and oversees music P.R. and box office for Tufts University.
Zoe Kemmerling is a native Californian who is pursuing an eclectic musical career as a violist, baroque violinist, writer, and administrator in Boston. She appears frequently on the early music landscape with local groups such as Musical Offering, Grand Harmonie, and Les Bostonades. She is also an enthusiastic promoter of contemporary music, frequently premiering her colleagues' compositions, and helping shape Boston's dynamic new music scene through her work with Equilibrium Concert Series and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. She is also a freelance writer of insightful and witty program notes, and has worked as an educator with young musicians in community programs in Chelsea, Lawrence, and Mattapan. Recent studies and fellowship opportunities have taken her to Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music (NH), the Tanglewood Music Center, and Toronto's Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute.