|Steven Copes joined the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as Concertmaster
in 1998, and he frequently appears as a soloist with the orchestra. Mr.
Copes co-founded the Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival in Colorado and
has performed at festivals and series including Aspen, Chamber Music
Northwest and Marlboro. He has served as guest concertmaster with the
Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, San
Francisco Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and London Philharmonic. Mr.
Copes holds degrees from the Curtis Institute and the Julliard School.
He performs on a violin made by Giuseppe Guarnerius del Gesú in 1742,
on generous loan to him from Michael and Jean Antonello.