Meredith Kufchak

Violist Meredith Kufchak received her master’s degree in chamber music performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Jodi Levitz. Born into a talented musical family, Ms. Kufchak grew up in Columbus, Ohio as the youngest of six musicians. She completed her undergraduate studies in viola performance at Rice University, where she studied with Ivo-Jan van der Werff at the Shepherd School of Music. Her commitments in viola and chamber music have brought her to appear at such prestigious competitions as the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition as well as the St. Paul String Quartet Competition.  Ms. Kufchak was a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award in 2010. Meredith has made appearances at festivals such as Yellow Barn, Olympic Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center. While living in the Bay Area, Meredith performed regularly with the San Francisco Symphony, Santa Rosa Symphony, New Century Chamber Orchestra, and as principal viola of the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra.