BSO: Donald C. and Ruth Brooks Heath chair, endowed in perpetuity
Born and raised in New York, Tatiana Dimitriades attended the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an artist diploma, from the Indiana University School of Music, where she was awarded the performer's certificate in recognition of outstanding musical performance. A recipient of the Lili Boulanger Memorial Award, Ms. Dimitriades has also won the Guido Chigi Saracini Prize, presented by the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena, Italy, on the occasion of the Paganini Centenary, and the Mischa Pelz Prize of the National Young Musicians Foundation Debut Competition in Los Angeles.
Ms. Dimitriades joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the beginning of the 1987-88 season. An active chamber musician, she is a member of the Boston Artists Ensemble, Boston Conservatory Chamber Ensemble, and Walden Chamber Players. Ms. Dimitriades now teaches at the Boston Conservatory. She was concertmaster of the Newton Symphony Orchestra, with which she appeared often as a concerto soloist, and is currently the concertmaster of the New Philharmonia Orchestra. She continues to perform frequently in recital and chamber music performances throughout New England. Other solo performances have included a Carnegie Recital Hall appearance sponsored by the Associated Music Teachers of New York and an appearance as soloist in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto at the Grand Teton Music Festival.