Celeste Golden Boyer

Valade Concertmaster, World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Interlochen Arts Camp

Second Associate Concertmaster, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

B.A. Violin Performance, Curtis Institute of Music, M.A. Violin Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music

Celeste Golden Boyer joined the Saint Louis Symphony as Second Associate Concertmaster at the start of the 2011-2012 season. Past teachers include Arkady Fomin, David Cerone, Jaime Laredo, Ida Kavafian, and Paul Kantor. Celeste received her Bachelor's degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in 2005, and her Master's degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2007. A laureate of several national and international competitions, Celeste was the Bronze Medalist at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in 2006. She has appeared as soloist with numerous symphony orchestras around the world, including the St. Louis Symphony, the Latvian Chamber Orchestra in Riga, Latvia, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician, she has appeared in series and festivals such as the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, the Festival de San Miguel de Allende, the Chamber Music Festival of Lexington, the Innsbrook Institute Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Marlboro Music Festival.