Margaret Carey, Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), is a soloist and lecturer with an extensive repertoire.
In the last few years, Margaret has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at festivals including the Rio Cello Festival (2015), Doctoral recitals at the Université de Montréal Salle Claude Champagne and Salle Serge Garant (2011-14) the Centre Orford with concerts in Racine, Québec and The Orford Arts Centre (2013), the CICA International music festival where she performed as the soloist with orchestra (2012), the Affinis Music Festival, Japan, as well as various other recitals in Canada and festivals in Martina Franca, Italy; Litomysyl, Czech Republic and Båstad, Sweden.
The Winner of the Alexander and Buono International String Competition with a Carnegie Hall recital 2010 with Viola, the Yale School of Music Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition winner 2008 with a performance with Yale Philharmonia and Peter Oundjian conducting the Bartok Viola Concerto, in 2009, the Yale School of Music 2007 Lucy Grosvenor prize for “the musician the most likely to be successful as a soloist or chamber musician” for her class, the CMC (Canadian Music Competition) grand prize at the International Viola Congress in 2006, the CBC Debut Series Vancouver prize among others, she is not new to competition or to solo performances. She is trying to bring acclaim to the Viola as a solo instrument, and her Doctoral research was completed and focussed on Contemporary Canadian Viola Repertoire. She has continued to study solo voice repertoire extensively, and can perform professional solo recitals as a soprano singer and a violist upon demand.
Soloist & Teaching Credentials
Studies and work (viola, violin, voice, composition, piano)
(Lieder (art songs in German), Renaissance and Baroque solo repertoire, French and Italian, Classical repertoire)
Winner of the Yale School of Music Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition, 2008.
New Haven Symphony member 2006-8
Verbier Festival Orchestra member, tour in Europe and USA with Charles Dutoit and Martha Argerich
Grand Winner of the Vancouver Young Artists Concerto Competition, 2001