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Venezuelan violinist, Yennifer Correia enjoys a versatile career as an orchestral musician, educator, and chamber musician. Having performed worldwide across North America, South America and Europe, she has appeared on stages including the Lincoln Center, Teatro Teresa Carreño, and most recently at Carnegie Hall in a tribute to Philip Glass.
Yennifer was appointed to the Second Violin section of the Memphis Symphony in 2019. She is also a member of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and has appeared with many orchestras throughout the United States, including the Louisiana Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, Missouri Symphony, San Antonio Chamber Orchestra, Plano Symphony, and Irving Symphony.
As a passionate chamber musician, Yennifer has participated in the Fischoff, Coleman, and Plowman chamber music competitions, and in 2005 received First Prize at the Chamber Music International Competition in Dallas, TX. Yennifer has performed at many music festivals, including Music Academy of the West, where she received the Fellowship Award, Spoleto USA, Meadowmount School of Music, Interlochen Arts Camp, and most recently serving as Assistant Concertmaster at the Missouri Symphony’s Hot Summer Nights Festival
Yennifer completed her undergraduate degree with Julia Bushkova at the University of North Texas, received a Master’s Degree from Rice University with Kenneth Goldsmith, and an Artist Diploma from the University of Memphis under So-Hyun Park-Altino.