Guest Artists

   Internationally acclaimed American/French-Canadian violinist Luanne Homzy is known for her technical facility, sensitive musicality, and expansive versatility. First Prize winner of the 2009 International Chamber Music Competition Hamburg with the Saguaro Piano Trio, and of the Canadian Music Competition, she has performed concerti with orchestras such as the Montréal Symphony Orchestra, the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, and the Colburn Chamber Orchestra. As concertmaster for the Colburn Orchestra, the American Youth Orchestra, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, she worked closely with Sir Neville Marriner, Gustavo Dudamel, James Conlon, Kent Nagano, and John Williams. 

    Ms. Homzy has collaborated with renowned artists ranging from the Tokyo String Quartet to John Legend and Pink Martini. Equally at home in many genres, whether it be jazz, classical, rock, bluegrass, gypsy or Eastern European folk music, Ms. Homzy performs world wide with crossover supergroup Trio Dinicu, hailed as “dazzling” by the San Francisco Chronicle. Ms. Homzy works with musical activists from Street Symphony, a non-profit that delivers on-site concerts for greatly underserved members of the community. She also works as a studio musician and string producer. Recently, she wrote an orchestral arrangement to rapper Kid Cudi’s song “Kitchen”, which was featured on The Tonight Show. 

    Luanne Homzy is based in Los Angeles. She studied with Robert Lipsett and Arnold Steinhardt at the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles, and later obtained her Master’s degree from the Hamburg Hochschule in Germany.