Mark Holloway


Mark Holloway Photo credit: Matt Dine

Violist Mark Holloway is a Grammy-award winning chamber musician sought after in the United States and abroad. He is a member of the Pacifica Quartet, in residence at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Bloomington, where he is professor. He has appeared at festivals and series such as Marlboro, Music@Menlo, Ravinia, Caramoor, Banff, Taos, Music from Angel Fire, Mainly Mozart, Alpenglow, Plush, Whittington, Olympic, Concordia Chamber Players, Kon-Tiki, Bay Chamber Concerts, Musikdorf Ernen, the International Musicians Seminar in Prussia Cove, England, and the Boston Chamber Music Society. He has frequently appeared as a guest with the New York Philharmonic, Orpheus, Boston Symphony, and the Metropolitan Opera orchestras. He has been principal violist at Tanglewood and of the New York String Orchestra, and has been guest principal of the American Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Camerata Bern, American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. He has performed at Bargemusic, the 92nd Street Y, the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico, Tertulia, and the Cartagena International Music Festival; with the Israeli Chamber Project, Chameleon Arts Ensemble, NOVUS NY, and Emerald City Music; and on radio and television throughout the Americas and Europe. He has recorded for the Cedille, Marlboro Recording Society, CMS Live, Music@Menlo LIVE, Naxos, and Albany labels. Holloway was a student of Michelle LaCourse at Boston University, where he received his bachelor’s degree Summa cum laude, and he received his diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music as a student of Michael Tree.