Maureen Nelson


Maureen Nelson

Maureen made her solo debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of 15. She is the founding first violinist of the internationally acclaimed Ensō String Quartet and led the ensemble to top prizes at major competitions, including the Concert Artists Guild Competition, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Her numerous recordings with Ensō include the complete string quartets of Alberto Ginastera, which were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance. Maureen holds degrees from Curtis Institute of Music, Musikhochschule Detmold, and Yale University. After almost two decades with the quartet, she joined the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra in 2016.   

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