9. April 2019
Hulda Jónsdóttir was born in Iceland in 1991 and started playing the violin at age four. She completed a diploma exam from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2009 under the tutelage of Guðný Guðmundsdóttir. From 2009-2015 she studied with Robert Mann, David Chan and Laurie Smukler at The Juilliard School in New York completing a Master of Music degree.
Since completing her studies, Hulda relocated to Germany where she plays regularly with Ensemble Resonanz in addition to other freelance activities. As a soloist she has appeared with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, as well as with other orchestras in Iceland and the chamber orchestra of Morelos, Mexico. As a chamber musician she has performed at festivals such as the Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern and the PODIUM festivals in Germany and Norway. As an orchestral musician she has held a contract with Philharmoniker Hamburg has played as guest with the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, and as second concertmaster of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. Since September 2006 she plays on a violin by Vincenzo Sannino and a bow by Victor Fetique on generous loan from the Rachel Elizabeth Barton Foundation in Chicago.