The Kennedy Center

Heather LeDoux Green



Biography

Violinist Heather LeDoux Green joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 2005 and became a member of the first violin section in 2007. She came to the NSO from the other side of the Kennedy Center where she was Assistant Concertmaster of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. Prior to Washington D.C., Green was a member of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. While in Texas she received her Master of Music degree from Rice University studying with Sergiu Luca. As an undergraduate, she was a student of esteemed violinist Camilla Wicks for five years. She considers Wicks her greatest mentor, dutifully following her to three schools and graduating from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. As a chamber musician, Green has performed with the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Kennedy Center Chamber Players, Eclipse, Spoleto, Sun Valley, Music in the Mountains, and Round Top. She has participated in festivals including Accademia Chigiana in Italy, Mozarteum Academy in Austria, and the Amadeus Quartet Program in London. In 2011, Green soloed with the NSO performing Tan Dun’s “Hero” concerto with the composer conducting. A recent collaboration with NSO bassist Paul DeNola has resulted in a duo featuring Green and DeNola arranging and performing short classical works in a show for children. They perform regularly for schools and will be featured in a family concert series in the spring of 2018.
NSO Violin Heather Green (1).138