American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A woman who is the first violinist in a symphony orchestra.
- n. A female concertmaster.
“In a perfectly plotted world, one of Chua's girls will, according to plan, become the concertmistress of a world-class orchestra, and the other will avenge herself by novel or memoir-and sell more books than her mother and father combined.”
“First things first - while attending eighth grade at Lafayette in the fall, she will likely be concertmistress for the advanced after-school orchestra, making her the designated student leader and teacher assistant.”
“Today, Harbison is assistant concertmistress of the Springfield, Mass.”
“Violinist Kanako Ito, in her 10th season as the orchestra's concertmistress, took center stage as soloist in an exciting performance of Mendelssohn's "Violin Concerto in E Minor.”
“Nobody knows how to talk about it, either; just as a sort of social experiment, I asked the concertmistress of this project (who has one of these fuckers in her name, Lidewij) if it was one letter or two and she couldn't really answer.”
“Violinist Kanako Ito, in her 10th season as the orchestra’s concertmistress, took center stage as soloist in an exciting performance of Mendelssohn’s “Violin Concerto in E Minor.””
“Kanako Ito, the highly talented violinist and concertmistress of the Kansas City Symphony, will perform Mendelssohn’s “Violin Concerto in E Minor” on a Symphony Classical Series performance Oct. 23-25.”
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