Meet The Performers

Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Strings - Violin

Fox Fehling


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 CSO.

March 2012

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