A member of the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra since 1979, Fox Fehling studied in New York at the Manhattan School
of Music and the Juilliard School. Her teachers included Dorothy DeLay, Charles
Treger, Raphael Bronstein, Allen Ohmes, Shmuel Ashkenasi and Donald
Weilerstein. While in New York, she had the distinction of becoming the first
winner of the Mischa Elman Award.
Fox Fehling has performed with
orchestras as diverse as the Springfield Symphony, National Orchestra of
New York, Piedmont Chamber Orchestra, Florida Symphony and the
orchestras at the Spoleto and Aspen music festivals. Before joining the CSO,
she played with the Grant Park Symphony and served as assistant principal
second violin with the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra. In addition, she has
been active in chamber music and also has played bluegrass and western swing
with the CSOkies, the 1980s country-western band comprised of members of the
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