Joan DerHovsepian

Acting Principal Viola

Joan DerHovsepian, viola, became a member of the Houston Symphony in 1999 after serving two seasons as Principal Viola of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra in South Carolina. She is an instructor at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music and was a member of the prize-winning Everest String Quartet, which performed throughout the United States and Canada. She performs each summer at the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and at the Peninsula Music Festival in Door County, Wisconsin.


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