Amy Schwartz Moretti
Amy Schwartz Moretti has a musical career of broad versatility that spans nearly two decades. Former Concertmaster of the Oregon Symphony and Florida Orchestra, Amy has served as guest Concertmaster for the symphony orchestras of Pittsburgh, Atlanta, CityMusic Cleveland, New York and Hawaii Pops, and the festival orchestras of Brevard, Colorado and Grand Teton. Director of the McDuffie Center for Strings since its inception in the Mercer University Townsend School of Music, Ms. Moretti has developed the Fabian Concert Series and holds the Caroline Paul King Chair in Strings. A performing artist with an affinity for chamber music, Amy maintains an active schedule of solo, chamber and Concertmaster appearances and is a member of the Ehnes Quartet. The Cleveland Institute of Music has recognized her with an Alumni Achievement Award and she is the 2014 San Francisco Conservatory of Music Fanfare Honoree, their first Pre-college graduate to be recognized. Through the generous efforts of the Stradivari Society, Amy plays a 1744 G.B. Guadagnini violin. Born in Wisconsin, raised in North Carolina and California, Amy lives in Georgia with her husband and two sons.