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Week of November 14, 2020

Violinist Kate Hatmaker is the cofounder and Executive/Artistic Director of Art of Élan, a San Diego-based chamber music organization committed to bringing innovative classical music to diverse audiences (, and has been a violinist with the San Diego Symphony since 2006. She has played with a wide variety of American orchestras, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the New World Symphony. She is a frequent chamber music recitalist and guest clinician and has been a featured soloist with numerous orchestras in North America. A passionate advocate for innovation in the arts, she has been invited to speak at Carnegie Mellon University, UC-San Diego, San Diego State University and Point Loma Nazarene University, among others. She completed her Master of Music degree at Carnegie Mellon University and her undergraduate training at both the University of Iowa and the Sorbonne University in Paris, France, graduating Phi Beta Kappa with high honors and degrees in both Political Science and French.

Rose Lombardo has been Principal Flutist of the San Diego Symphony since 2012.  She received a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School and received a Professional Studies Certificate from the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in LA.  Ms. Lombardo is an active chamber musician often featured on the Art of Elan concert series and loves to perform contemporary music.  She has appeared in numerous summer music festivals, including the 2008 Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, and the 2011 Spoleto Music Festival USA.