Eric Kline Resume

       Mr. Kline has played in Chamber and Symphony Orchestras throughout the US as well as in Heidelberg, Germany. He has been a member of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra, Charlotte Symphony, and Orchestra Iowa. He has also been a featured soloist with the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra on several occasions. His tenure with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra lasted ten years with the last three years as Principal 2nd Violin. He is currently Assistant Concertmaster with Orchestra Iowa. His work in Iowa has included guest appearances with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony as Concertmaster and as 1st Violinist in their Chamber Series. He also participates in several area Chamber groups such as Red Cedar Chamber Music that specializes in early music and the Orchestra Iowa Chamber Series.

Mr. Kline began his college education at DePaul University in Chicago where he would become a two-season member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, playing under esteemed conductors Daniel Barenboim, Sir George Solti, and Pierre Boulez, and working under the Concertmasters of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his other work, Eric led the DePaul University Symphony as Concertmaster. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance in 1996, Eric was accepted into The Eastman School of Music in New York. Here, he received the prestigious Starling Foundation Award as one of the top violinists at Eastman. He also led the Graduate Symphony Orchestra as Concertmaster and performed with Collegium Musicum, a group that specialized in Baroque and Pre-baroque music. Mr. Kline graduated in 1998 with a Master's Degree in Performance and Literature and received honors with the Performer's Certificate in Violin.

Updated:  September 14, 2009

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