Member of the Trio di Amici
Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, violinist Madeline Capistran began studying violin at age 9 with her mother, Jane Linde Capistran. As a teenager, she continued her studies with Sally O’Reilly (University of Minnesota). She holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Michigan State University and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from DePaul University, where she studied with Ilya Kaler.
Madeline has extensive chamber music and orchestral experience. She was a member of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony for four years, and has attended such summer programs as Musicorda, Meadowmount, the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, the Hot Springs Music Festival, Dakota Chamber Music, and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chamber Music Institute. She has performed in master classes for the St. Lawrence String Quartet and Janet Sung, and recently appeared as part of the “Noontime Concert Series” at the University of Chicago.
As a soloist, Madeline has performed with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony, the Fargo-Moorhead Area Youth Symphony, on National Public Radio’s show “From the Top” with pianist Christopher O’Riley, and most recently with Chicago’s Logan Chamber Players.
Madeline is currently living in Chicago where she teaches, free-lances, and plays in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.