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Brigitte Gerlinghaus

Section Leader

Brigitte Gerlinghaus studied the violin in Essen and Cologne with S. Gawriloff and I. Ozim. Then came two years of postgraduate study in the USA, with Dorothy DeLay at the New England Conservatory in Boston. Since then, she has played in a very wide variety of chamber groups, with a distinct preference for larger, mixed ensembles. She has been section leader in the Bamberg Symphony first violins since 1984.