Erica Kiesewetter was one of the most sought-after violinists in the New York City region. At the peak of her concertmaster career, she held that position with the American Symphony Orchestra, Stamford Symphony, Northeastern Pa. Philharmonic, Amici New York, Opera Orchestra of New York and the Long Island Philharmonic. She also served as guest concertmaster of The America ballet Theatre (of which she was a member of the first violin section) and was the solo violinist in Matthew Bourne’s “Swan Lake” on Broadway for over 90 performances. She also was a frequent guest with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with whom she toured and recorded frequently.
As a soloist Ms. Kiesewetter performed concerti and soli with all of the above orchestras; her recording of the Berg Violin Concerto Leon Botstein and the ASO is available for download on ITUNES.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Kiesewetter is the former first violinist of the Colorado and Dakota Quartets and a member of the Leonardo Trio for 14 years. She was a founding member of the Bardian Ensemble and Stamford Trio, and frequent guest artist with many of the chamber and new music groups in NYC city. She has performed concerts with these and other groups in 49 U.S. States, Canada, China, and many European and South American countries, and can be heard on more than a dozen chamber music cd’s, including a Grammy nomination for "Song of the Stars", music of Granados.