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Noted for the beauty of her playing as well as for her versatility, violinist Allison Edberg Nyquist is one of the preeminent performers of baroque and modern violin. She has been praised by The Chicago Sun Times as “impeccable, with unerring intonation and an austere beauty”. Equally at home as an orchestral and chamber musician, she also performs regularly as a violist.

Ms. Nyquist has performed throughout North America, collaborating with many of the top baroque ensembles, including Chatham Baroque, Olde Friends, and Apollo's Fire. She is frequently featured at the Bloomington Early Music Festival and the Indianapolis Early Music Festival. Her discography includes recordings for the Eclectra, Delos, and Centaur CD labels.

Highly regarded as a teacher, Ms. Nyquist has served on the faculties of Indiana State University, DePauw University, Ohio State, the Interlochen Arts Camp and Lawrence University. She is currently Adjunct Professor of Baroque Violin at Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music.

Ms. Nyquist is concertmaster of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, and a member of Ensemble Voltaire, Baroque Band (Chicago), The Vivaldi Project, the Washington Bach Consort, and the newly appointed Music Director of Music City Baroque (Nashville).

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