Domenic Salerni joins Dalí Quartet and wins silver in the M-Prize Competition

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Domenic Salerni

Domenic Salerni ’11 MM has been appointed first violinist of the Dalí Quartet, an ensemble that is known particularly for its excellence in Latin-American repertoire.

Furthermore, as a part of the septet Foundry, Salerni and YSM alumni Ian Rosenbaum ’10 MM ’11 AD, Andy Akiho ’11 MM, and Samuel Suggs ’14 MM, won second prize in the M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition in the open division. Foundry is an ensemble that crosses and transcends genres, innovating new sounds through the synthesis of contemporary classical techniques and jazz, reggae, Caribbean, and Soca.  The M-Prize Competition (through the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance) awarded Foundry $7000.

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Published June 28, 2016
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30 Under 30: Domenic Salerni brings his strings to Atlanta’s percolating classical music scene

Arts ATL
By Mark Gresham

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The Vega Quartet, with Salerni at left

Domenic Salerni joined the Vega String Quartet, Atlanta’s professional quartet-in-residence at Emory University, as its first violinist in 2010 at age 23. The post is a full-time position with extensive responsibilities to the university during the academic year as an artist affiliate. There are significant performances with the quartet during the summer, and an expectation that its members also have an active professional life outside the quartet. MORE

Published October 28, 2013
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