Heather LeDoux Green

Heather LeDoux Green
First Violins

Heather LeDoux Green joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 2005, and became a member of the first violin section in 2007.  She was previously the Assistant Concertmaster of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra and a member of the Fort Worth Symphony.  She has performed with the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, Spoleto, Sun Valley, Music in the Mountains, and Round Top.

Ms. Green has participated in festivals including the Accademia Chigiana, Mozarteum Academy, Amadeus Quartet Program as well as a quartet concert at the National Gallery in London. Other honors include performing on Heifetz's 1742 Guarneri  del Gesù at the Palace of the Legion of Honor in San Francisco and an acclaimed performance of Vitali's Chaconne in Washington's National Presbyterian Church for a gala concert featuring its Aeolian-Skinner organ.

A soloist with the NSO in the summer of 2011, Ms Green performed the concerto version of Tan Dun's Hero with the composer conducting. She has also performed with the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, Kennedy Center Chamber Players, and National Chamber Players.

Ms. Green earned her Bachelor of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and her Master of Music from Rice University where she was the sole recipient of the prestigious Presser Music Award. Her main teachers were Camilla Wicks and Sergiu Luca.

A recent collaboration with NSO bassist Paul DeNola has resulted in a new music comedy show for kids called "The String Thing." It features the violin and bass duo playing classical music mixed with jokes and props. "The String Thing" will be featured on the family concert series in the spring of 2016.