About Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins
Acclaimed by the New York Times as “the versatile violinist who makes the music come alive” and for her “tonal mastery” (BBC Music Magazine) and “searing intensity” (American Record Guide), violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins is forging a dynamic career as a soloist and chamber musician. Ms. Hall-Tompkins has appeared as soloist with orchestras including the Dallas Symphony, Oakland Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, Tulsa Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of New York, and a Brevard Festival Orchestra under the baton of Keith Lockhart. For thirteen months on Broadway, Ms. Hall-Tompkins was the “Fiddler,” violin soloist for the Bartlett Sher production of Fiddler on the Roof, with numerous solos written especially for her. In 2017, Ms. Hall-Tompkins was named New Yorker of the Year for her service through a program she founded, Music Kitchen — Food for the Soul. Through this program, Ms. Hall-Tompkins brings the joy of Classical music to the homeless population of NYC. To learn more about Kelly Hall-Tompkins, visit kellyhall-tompkins.com.