Annie Campbell Vohs
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major by W. A. Mozart
Annie Campbell Vohs has been a member of North Sound Youth Symphony since 5th grade and has held the position of symphony concertmaster for the past 2 years. Annie is a Running Start student at WCC and is a senior at Sehome High School where she plays under the direction of Kirstin Doud in the Advanced Orchestra and is concertmaster for the Chamber Orchestra.
Annie started learning the violin when she was 6 years old and studied for 11 years with Suzuki instructor Elizabeth Stuen-Walker. She now studies violin performance with WWU professor and NSYS conductor Grant Donnellan.
Annie has also participated in the Oregon Suzuki Institute (George Fox U.), Chamber Days (WWU), Icicle Creek Summer Symphony (Leavenworth), WSO’s Chamber Music Now program, and was a member of the pit orchestra for the acclaimed 2008 production of Les Miserables at Bellingham High School.
Annie plays with a vibrant, expressive style and enjoys performing a variety of musical genres including classical, celtic fiddle and jazz improvisation. She is also learning the art of instrument restoration as an apprentice with luthier, Dorothy Smith, at Allegro Strings Violin Shop.
Annie’s violin was made in 1991 by local Bellingham luthier, Ray Bastien. One of his last instruments, “No.50” is known for its bold voice, clear tone and characteristic Bastien dark appearance.