Rosemary Nelis

Rosemary Nelis, viola (Brooklyn, NY), has appeared on stages across the globe as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, presenting a wide array of genres and styles ranging from historical performance to contemporary music to genres outside of classical music. A longtime lover of chamber music, Rosemary has performed extensively at summer chamber festivals including Yellow Barn, Lake George Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, and Bard Music Festival. Rosemary completed her M.M in viola performance at The Juilliard School, where she received a Kovner Fellowship, and studied with Misha Amory and Roger Tapping. Also a dual-degree graduate of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, Rosemary earned a B.M degree studying with Steven Tenenbom, in addition to her B.A degree in Chinese Language and Literature. Rosemary is currently pursing a M.M.A at the Yale School of Music where she studies with Ettore Causa. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2019)