Since making her solo debut at age 11, Marié Rossano has performed as soloist with the Seattle Symphony, Utah Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta, and more than a dozen other orchestras in the western United States. In 2015 she performed as concertmaster of the Malaysian Philharmonic under Giancarlo Guerrero and Fabio Luisi. She joined the New York Philharmonic in May 2016.
Marié studied with Ida Kavafian and Joseph Silverstein at the Curtis Institute of Music, where she graduated in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Music as well as the 2016 Edward Aldwell Award for Excellence in Musical Studies, and was recognized on the Dean’s List for excellence in academics. While at Curtis, she performed in the 2015 Dean’s Honors Recitals and the 2015 Beethoven Residency with Miriam Fried and Jonathan Biss, and toured worldwide with Curtis on Tour on multiple occasions as a soloist, chamber musician (including at the 2014 Henry Kissinger Award Ceremony in Berlin), and concertmaster of the Curtis Chamber Orchestra with Roberto Díaz and Robert Spano. As concertmaster of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Rossano also performed under the baton of conductors Rossen Milanov, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Robert Spano, and Osmo Vänska.
Marié has enjoyed summer engagements at the Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival, Strings Music Festival, Music From Angel Fire, Deer Valley Music Festival, and Methow Valley Music Festival, and has also performed at the Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse Gala Concert, Verbier Festival Academy, and Starling-DeLay Symposia.
Ms. Rossano performed on the 1715 “Baron Knoop” Stradivarius violin in the 2010 PBS documentary Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona, courtesy of the Fulton Collection. She was named First Laureate of the 2010 Stradivarius International Violin Competition and National Winner of the Music Teachers National Association 2008 Junior Strings Competition; she was also awarded the 2005 Seattle Young Artists Festival Medal and the Music of Remembrance David Tonkonogui Memorial Award in 2008.
Ms. Rossano was born in Japan and raised in Bellevue, Washington. In 2009 she founded Orcastra, a small, flexible, conductor-less string ensemble that has organized community engagement and charity concerts in the Seattle and Philadelphia areas, raising tens of thousands of dollars for tsunami victims in Japan and the impoverished in Tanzania and Guatemala.