Isabelle Ai Durrenberger

Isabelle Ai Durrenberger, violin, (Columbus, OH), is currently pursuing her M.M. degree with Donald Weilerstein and Soovin Kim at the New England Conservatory. Durrenberger completed her B.M. at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with Jaime Laredo. In 2020, Durrenberger was chosen as Featured Young Artist and performed a recital at Music from the Western Reserve. Durrenberger was awarded the Milton Preves Memorial 3rd Prize at the 2018 Irving M. Klein International String Competition, and won the 2019 Tuesday Musical Scholarship and Performance Prize. Durrenberger was a candidate in the 2019 Sendai International Music Competition, 2017 Isang Yun Violin Competition, and 2017 Stulberg International String Competition. Durrenberger has collaborated with many American orchestras including the Columbus Symphony, Asheville Symphony, and Lakeside Symphony Orchestra amongst many others. Durrenberger recently participated in masterclasses with Mihaela Martin, Olivier Charlier, David Chan, and attended the IMS Prussia Cove in the class of Gerhard Schulz. Durrenberger performed at Carnegie Hall as a member of New York String Orchestra Seminar in 2018 and 2015. Durrenberger is of Taiwanese-Japanese-American descent and performs on a Terry Borman violin.