2017 Festival Orchestra: Missy Lukin

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Missy Lukin, violin

Born in Mesa, AZ, Missy Lukin started playing the violin at age 4 and attended Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. Her post-graduate work was at The Cleveland Institute of Music, under the tutelage of Cleveland Orchestra Concertmaster, William Preucil. 

Since then, Missy has performed with multiple orchestras across the country, including the San Antonio Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, Opera Pacific Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, the San Diego Symphony, the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, and the Steamboat Springs Summer Music Festival.

In November 2013, she went on tour with the Cleveland Orchestra to New York and throughout Europe, a highlight of which was performing in Vienna’s revered Musikverein.  Lukin currently performs regularly as a substitute violinist with the San Diego Symphony, and is a busy freelance violinist around the San Diego Area. Lukin is also a member of Quartet Nouveau, an active chamber music ensemble who performs in and around San Diego county, along with regular outreach concerts in the schools.