Christine Imsline

Violist Christine Ims received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University, and both Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Yale University. She also did postgraduate work at the Juilliard School with Lillian Fuchs. She has participated in the Aspen, Spoleto and New Hampshire Music Festivals, and was Principal Viola of the Eastern Music Festival for seven years. Ms. Ims is an active freelancer in the New York area, performing regularly with such groups as the New York Pops, Opera Orchestra of New York and the Brooklyn Philharmonic, as well as on Broadway. She also maintains a busy schedule both as a chamber musician and viola teacher in Bergen County, New Jersey. Ms. Ims is presently Principal Viola of both the Glimmerglass Opera and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, and is the President of the New York Viola Society as well as Treasurer of the New Jersey chapter of the American String Teachers Association.