Satkiewicz brought a varied background to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra when
he joined the violin section in 1979.
coming to Chicago, he taught violin at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio;
played first violin in the Columbus String Quartet; and served as associate
concertmaster of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.
to that, Ron was a member of the Rochester Philharmonic while attending the
Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Carroll Glenn. His other
principal teachers were Ivan Galamian at the Meadowmount School, Albert Bernard
at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division and Mildred Bigelow in
is married to Amy Stocker, a violinist and piano tuner. They have two
children—Benjamin and Patricia. His interests outside music include entomology,
fiction and fishing.
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