CSM Concerts | Basma Edrees, violin, & Chia-Lin Yang, piano
Date(s) - 12/16/2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Basma Edrees is a graduate of the Juilliard school where she received her Masters in Violin Performance. She has performed under the batons of many great conductors including Alan Gilbert and Daniel Barenboim. Basma has served as Associate Concert Master of the Oakland Symphony during their 2015-2016 season. She also worked with the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra as well as the Santa Rosa Symphony.
Basma has performed as a soloist in various countries including the USA, Montenegro, Ethiopia and her native country, Egypt.
Equally at home with Arabic music, Basma performed with renowned musicians from the Arab world and has been invited to give Arabic Music workshops at UC Berkeley. She currently holds a position as Music Director of the Aswat Women Ensemble; an all female Bay Area community ensemble specializing in Arabic music.
Basma’s interest in music theory earned her assistant teaching positions at the Juilliard School while she was a student there. Currently, she is a member of the Music Theory Faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.