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Aleida Gehrels
An active chamber musician, violist Aleida Gehrels has been featured in both solo and ensemble recitals throughout the United States, Italy, Canada, Japan, China, and Mexico. She has performed with the Blackbird String Quartet, the Four Corners String Quartet, the Souvenir Sextet, and the Rogers String Quintet. As an orchestral musician, Aleida has served as principal violist for the Arizona Symphony, Sierra Vista Symphony, Tucson Chamber Orchestra, Rincon Chamber Orchestra, and Tucson Philharmonia Orchestra. She has also received honors in the Tucson Symphony, Tucson Civic Orchestra, and Tucson Philharmonia Orchestra Young Artist Competitions. Aleida currently performs as a member of the Beacon Street Chamber Players and the Roosevelt Flute Viola Harp Trio. Aleida is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in viola performance under Professor Roger Chase at the Chicago College of Performing Arts. She received her Bachelors of Music as a student of Professor Hong Mei Xiao at the University of Arizona.

Aleida plays a Chappuy viola, made in Paris in 1772.
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