Violist Tiffany Richardson made her solo debut in St. Petersburg, Russia, at age seventeen. As a Co-Founder of Sound Impact, Tiffany Richardson enjoys a multi-faceted career as a performer and as an arts educator. Ms. Richardson performs regularly with the Richmond Symphony, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Wolf Trap Opera, Washington Concert Opera and the Washington National Opera. Ms. Richardson has performed and toured with the St. Louis Symphony under Maestro David Robertson, and attended prestigious festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, IMS Prussia Cove, Spoleto Festival USA, Festival Mozaic, Chamber Music Silicon Valley and Music in May. As a chamber musician, Ms. Richardson collaborated with members of the Los Angeles Piano Quartet, Mendelssohn Quartet, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian, the National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery, and the Embassies of Costa Rica, Luxembourg, Pakistan and Russia.
An avid performer of contemporary music, Ms. Richardson performs with Urban Arias and the Grammy nominated ensemble Inscape. She can be heard on several world premiere recordings as a member of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Deeply committed to community engagement and arts education, Ms. Richardson was a teaching artist at the El Sistema Program Bridges: Harmony Through Music, and founded Virginia String Studio. Ms. Richardson attended the Arts and Passion Driven Learning Institute at Harvard University, the Teaching Artist Development Lab at Lincoln Center Education and performs in the National Symphony Orchestra’s Education Ensemble, the King Street Quartet. Ms. Richardson holds degrees from University of Maryland and the New England Conservatory of Music.