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concertmistress

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who is the first violinist in a symphony orchestra.

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  • n. A female concertmaster.

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Examples

  • 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.

    The New Yorker

  • 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.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Today, Harbison is assistant concertmistress of the Springfield, Mass.

    The Austin Daily Herald

  • 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."

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • 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.

    Nico Muhly

  • 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.”

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • 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.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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