Claire Bourg

Claire Bourg, violin (Chicago, IL) attends the Curtis Institute of Music as a Diploma student of Pamela Frank and Arnold Steinhardt. Claire has been a featured soloist with several orchestras performing in such venues as Chicago’s Orchestra Hall and the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. As winner of the New England Conservatory’s concerto competition, she debuted at Jordan Hall performing with the NEC Chamber Orchestra. Claire is a laureate of many competitions and has appeared on NPR’s From the Top and Chicago’s WFMT Introductions radio programs. She has participated in the IMS Prussia Cove masterclasses several times. An avid chamber musician, Claire has collaborated in performances with Kim Kashkashian, Peter Frankl, Ida Kavafian, Roberto Diaz, and Frans Helmerson, among others. She has attended Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Taos School of Music, and the Gstaadt Menuhin Festival Academy where she worked with artists such as Leon Fleisher, Robert Levin, Mihaela Martin, and Donald Weilerstein. Claire also performs with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players and Music for Food regularly, and has been a part of Curtis on Tour several times. Before attending Curtis, Claire received her BM from New England Conservatory studying with Miriam Fried. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2018)