Violin · Dance · Visual Art
Crepuscule Du Soir (2020)
Mandy Wolman has been described as an "impressive and bold leader" by the Chestnut Hill Local. She recently received a Grammy Award for the CD Zealot Canticles with the Crossing Choir. She has been a soloist with the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony premiering a piece by Philadelphia composer Andrea Clearfield and is a regular soloist with Prometheus Chamber Orchestra. A specialist in both baroque and modern instruments, she performs as a section violinist with Tempesta di Mare, Apollo’s Fire, Bach Festival of Philadelphia, Washington Cathedral Orchestra, Spire Ensemble, Chestnut Hill Cantata Series, Washington Cathedral Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Early Music Festival among others.
As an orchestral player, Mandy performs regularly with Chamber Orchestra of New York, Philly Pops Orchestra, Opera Company of Philadelphia, Apollo’s Fire, and University of Pennsylvania Orchestra. She has recorded for Chandos Records with Tempesta Di Mare and has been leader for projects with Opera Company of Philadelphia. She was a founding member and concertmaster of Prometheus Chamber Orchestra, a conductorless chamber orchestra, as well as Classical Revolution Players. Most recently she has premiered music by Jeremy Gill at National Sawdust in New York.
Aside from her busy freelancing career, Mandy teaches with an organization called Tune Up Philly which is a division of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. She gives workshops and groups classes to children in Public Schools and maintains a private studio in her home as well. In past summers, she has been a teaching artist at SoundFest Music Festival alongside members of the Colorado String Quartet. She is also faculty at Apple Hill Music Festival.
"Even more impressive was the playing of the Consort, featuring concertmaster Mandy Wolman and harpsichordist Ken Lovett. I can’t remember having heard finer Baroque instrumental playing at the Church this season – or anywhere else in Chestnut Hill, for that matter."
Chestnut Hill Local