Amy Schwartz Moretti Violin

sponsor: Sheila and Craig Sternberg

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 Houston, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, CityMusic Cleveland, New York Pops 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, 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, she 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 Precollege graduate to be recognized. Born in Wisconsin, raised in North Carolina and California, Moretti lives in Georgia with her husband and two sons. Other summer performances include appearances at the Rome Chamber Music Festival, ChamberFest Cleveland, Les Rencontres Musicales d’Evian, [email protected], and Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festivals.