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Ms. Maddison Marcucci

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Madison Marcucci is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School. Making her solo debut with the Ocean City Pops Orchestra at the age of 11, Madison has performed several times at New York’s Lincoln Center as first violinist with the Wisteria String Quartet. She has won first place in numerous competitions including: the Strings International Music Festival Concerto Competition, the Strings International Music Festival Bach Double Competition, the Warminster Symphony concerto competition, the Manalapan Battleground Symphony Orchestra Competition, and the Philadelphia Biblical University Concerto Competition. Madison has performed in Master Classes with Kimberly Fisher, David Kim, William de Pasquale, Todd Phillips, and Richard Amoroso, among others. She has appeared as soloist with the PIMF Chamber Orchestra, Temple Music Prep’s Youth Chamber Orchestra, the Manalapan Battleground Symphony, the PBU Orchestra, and the Ocean City Pops Orchestra. While at Juilliard, Madison was selected to participate in The Juilliard School’s Gluck Community Fellowship program. She is also a recipient of the Starling Scholarship and the Braverman String Quartet Scholarship from Settlement Music School. Madison currently studies with Kimberly Fisher, Principal Second Violinist of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

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Ms. Joan Topper

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Joan Topper studied under the tutelage of Toby Appel at The Juilliard School and earned her Bachelor’s degree in violin performance from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, where she studied with world-renowned violinist Ilya Kaler.
As a violist, Miss Topper has performed with Ballet Next, New York’s elite independent ballet company founded by international ballet stars Michele Wiles and Charles Askegard, as well as the AXIOM ensemble of Lincoln Center and MusicNow, the contemporary ensemble of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
She currently teaches violin and viola lessons at her home in Mt. Airy, PA and is on the faculty of the Chestnut Hill Music Academy.
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