Stephanie Griffin, viola: holds a doctorate from The Juilliard School, where she studied with Samuel Rhodes. Of Canadian origin,  Stephanie has performed internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, and as a champion of Indonesian composer Tony Prabowo. She has worked closely with numerous other composers both as a soloist and with some of New York’s premiere new music ensembles, including Continuum, Parnassus and the Argento Chamber Ensemble. With Argento she played Tristan Murail’s seminal chamber work “Ethers” and Michael Lévinas’ “Les lettres enlacées” for solo viola under the auspices of the International Festival of Spectral Music. Argento also featured her as a soloist in their performance of the first half of Gérard Grisey’s monumental cycle “Les espaces acoustiques.” An active improviser, she has worked with a wide range of musicians, from traditional Indonesian musicians to Butch Morris. Her string quartet, Momenta, is in residency at Temple University. Stephanie has recorded for Siam Records, Aeon, Koch International, Arte Nova and Harmolodic.
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