Eva Richey


Eva Richey began her violin studies at age 8. She earned Bachelor and Master’s degrees in violin performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and began her career playing regularly with orchestras, including the Cincinnati Symphony, Columbus Symphony, West Virginia Symphony and Kentucky Symphony, New World Symphony and Cape Town Symphony in South Africa.

She attended the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals, learning from such conductors as Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, and Eiji Oue. She’s also played popular music with The Moody Blues, Yes, Harry Connick Jr. and Rod Stewart.

Eva is concertmaster of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Vancouver, WA. and has served as concertmaster of the Siletz Bay Music Festival. She is violin instructor at Clark College and concertmaster of the Clark College Orchestra. She plays regularly with the Portland Opera, Portland Chamber Orchestra and Oregon Ballet Theatre.

Eva Richey