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LP How, violin


    Since 1980, violinist Liang-Ping How has been a member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra touring extensively throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, and appearing frequently as soloist and concertmaster of the conductor-less group.
    An active soloist and chamber music musician, How’s performances include the Caramoor, Spoleto, Lochenhaus and Moab Music Festivals, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York Philomusica at the International Music Festival of Sophia, and as guest soloist for the New Mexico Symphony. In addition he has served as the concertmaster for the Sarasota Opera since 2005 and is regularly engaged as concertmaster to the Monterey Symphony.
    How made his solo debut with the National Youth Orchestra of Taiwan at age seven and went on to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Curtis Institute of Music with Jamie Laredo.
    He can be heard on numerous recordings with Orpheus on the Deutsche Grammaphon label. A member of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, How resides in Santa Fe and plays an 1863 J.B. Vuillaume.