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Chelsea Wimmer

Chelsea Wimmer

She/Her

Chelsea Wimmer

She/Her

Biography

Chelsea received her DMA from Stony Brook University in 2020. She is currently the violist on the new 2023 Broadway revival of Merrily We Roll Along and frequently performs in solo, chamber music, and orchestral venues across the country and in New York City, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and National Sawdust in addition to Broadway.

Chelsea is additionally an enthusiastic performer and scholar of early music and historically-informed performance practice, having worked and studied with Arthur Haas, Julie Andrijeski, Robert Mealy, and members of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, including the late Jeanne Lamon. Her article “Biber’s Harmonia Artificiosa-Ariosa, Partia VII: An Edition for Modern Violas” was awarded an Honorable Mention in the American Viola Society’s 2020 David Dalton research competition and published as the featured article of the Summer 2021 issue of the Journal of the American Viola Society.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree
  • Doctoral Degree

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Maestra Expertise

  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • Viola

Additional Instruments

  • Violin

Additional Skills

  • Arts Administration