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BATYA MACADAM-SOMER

VIOLIN i Viola i PIANO

Batya MacAdam-Somer is a freelance violinist and violist currently based in San Diego. She is thrilled to be a member of Quartet Nouveau, a string quartet that presents classical chamber music throughout Souther California, and The G Burns Jug Band, a five piece old time band specializing in prewar blues, folk, and country music. She teaches for the San Diego Youth Symphony's Opus Community Project and Chamber Music Conservatory and coaches for the Mira Mesa High School Orchestra program. Batya earned her DMA in 2014 at the University of California, San Diego, focusing on avant-garde and experimental practices. Her involvement with composers and contemporary music has led to work with organizations wasteLAnd, Glottalopticon, wildUP, RENGA, Art of Élan and San Diego New Music.