Daria D'Andrea lives in San Francisco where she
performs with both 'period' and modern ensembles.
Daria studied in Oxford, England with noted pedagogue Kato Havas,
was a student of Isadore Tinkleman and Paul Hersh at the San
Francisco Conservatory of Music, and worked with Al Faruolo, a
Karen Tuttle student, at Reed College for undergraduate studies.
Daria has been Professor of Violin and Viola at the University of
San Francisco. She has also worked with 2nd-12th graders at the San
Francisco Waldorf Schools as well as teaching privately. Prof.
D'Andrea has been a clinician, most recently giving a
clinic on baroque bowing and style to high school string players.
In 2007 and 2008 she directed the Viola Master Class at the
University of the Pacific's summer music camp. Daria plays
with the San Francisco Opera Center Orchestra and is a member of
the Sacramento Philharmonic and the California Symphony. Daria has
also performed with the San Jose, Napa Valley, Oakland East Bay,
Modesto, Monterey County, and Santa Cruz Symphonies and with the
Sacramento Opera and Ballet orchestras. As a baroque specialist on
violin and viola, Daria has performed with outstanding early music
ensembles including American Bach Soloists, Philharmonia Baroque,
Magnificat, Jubilate, San Francisco Bach Choir, City Concert Opera
and Trinity Consort (Portland, OR). While living in Oxford,
England, Daria toured Europe extensively with the European
Community Baroque Orchestra. She has performed solo recitals with
fortepiano, exploring solo and chamber literature of the late 18th
century in particular. As a chamber musician, she plays with
Ensemble Miramar, a flute, harp and viola trio and with the
Metropolitan Quartet, a string quartet.