Sonsoles Llodra

Sonsoles LlodraSonsoles is originally from Montevideo, Uruguay. She started her violin studies at the age of six. After graduating from high school, she won a chair at the Orquesta Filarmónica de Montevideo, the official orchestra of the capital city. In 2009, she decided to continue her pursue in violin studies and came to the United States to study with Venezuelan violinist Edward Pulgar at Carson - Newman University. While in Tennessee, she performed regularly with orchestras in the area such as Symphony of the Mountains. Sonsoles has attended several summer music festivals both in the US and abroad.

Sonsoles is currently completing a Master of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy. She is also a vivid performer, playing in numerous concerts throughout the year as concertmaster of the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra, the premier school ensemble. She is also a member of the graduate student string quartet, which collaborates both in student and faculty concerts. Sonsoles also performs with orchestras and ensembles of the area, such as the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes, the Northern Tier Orchestra, and the Colgate Orchestra, and is particularly excited about joining the musicians of the MostArts festival.