Stacy Lesartre, Concertmaster

StacyLesartreStacy Lesartre, Concertmaster
Stacy Lesartre performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player throughout the Rocky Mountain region. She is currently Concertmaster of the Cheyenne Symphony, Fort Collins Symphony, Pro Musica Colordo, and the Larimer Chorale Orchestra. She was a member of and repeat soloist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. She has recorded at Skywalker Ranch for Warner Brothers Records and has been featured on on Colorado Public Radio.
Stacy Lesartre began playing the violin in the 4th grade while a attending the Philadelphia public schools. She studied violin at the Settlement School of Music with Lynn Mather. Her degree in Music Performance is from Temple University. She was the recipient of several music and academic scholarships, including the Louis G. Wersen Award and the Temple University Outstanding Achievement Scholarship. While at Temple Univeristy, she studied solo repertoire and chamber music with Helen Kwalwasser and orchestral repertoire with Luis Biava. During a season as a member of the Puerto Rico Symphony, she studied with Saul Ovcharov. While in Houston, she received coaching from Raphael Fliegel and studied solo repertoire with Fredell Lack. She has studied with Harold Wippler in Denver, Burton Kaplan at Magic Mountain Music Farm, and received coaching from the concertmasters of Boston Symphony, Cleveland Symphony, and Minnesota Orchestra.
Stacy has taught violin students, chamber music and orchestral excerpts in Houston and Fort Collins. Her students have become professional musicians, teachers, and competition winners. They have been accepted as music majors at the Eastman School of Music, Cincinatti Conservatory, Peabody Conservatory, Cleveland Institute, The University of Texas, the University of Houston, Lamont School of Music, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. .
Stacy Lesartre lives in Fort Collins with her husband, Gregg, a technical contributor for Hewlett-Packard, and their two sons, Andre and Michael.