Cynthia Freivogel


Cynthia Miller Freivogel performs regularly on period instruments and the modern violin. She received a B.A. in Musicology at Yale University and an M.M. in violin performance at the San Francisco Conservatory. In addition to being a member of Philharmonia Baroque, Ms. Freivogel is also the concertmaster and leader of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, and the lead violinist with Brandywine Baroque in Delaware. She is second violinist with the Novello Quartet, which is dedicated to the performance of the string quartets of Haydn and his contemporaries on classical instruments.

Freivogel frequently performs at early music venues in the San Francisco Bay Area with such ensembles as Magnificat, Mirabile, and American Bach Soloists, and on concert series at Old First, San Francisco Early Music Society, and MusicSources. Freivogel spends summers playing violin in the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra in Boulder. She also has played with the Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, State Orchestra of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Apollo’s Fire, Portland Baroque, American Russian Young Artists Orchestra and Amerus Chamber Players. Freivogel studied principally with Camilla Wicks and Marylou Speaker Churchill. She is a dedicated teacher and is certified to teach Suzuki Book 1.