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Joseph McGauley

Violin Faculty

Joseph McGauley earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany and a M.M. from Yale University. McGauley's principal teachers included Jacqueline McCann, Nathan Gottschalk and Joseph Silverstein.

In 1978, while still a doctoral candidate at Boston University, McGauley successfully auditioned for his present position as a Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) violinist. He has also been a member of the Albany and New Haven Symphony orchestras and has been heard in recital throughout New York and New England. In 1983, with three BSO colleagues, McGauley appeared as soloist in Vivaldi's b minor Concerto for Four Violins with John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra in a performance televised on PBS. Other solo appearances have included the North Shore Philharmonic, the New Hampshire Philharmonic, the Pioneer Valley Symphony, the Yale Philharmonia, the Boston University Symphony and the Albany Community Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, McGauley was concertmaster of the Boston University Symphony Orchestra when it won the silver medal at the Herbert von Karajan International Orchestra Competition in Berlin (1976).

While a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, McGauley was awarded the Joseph Silverstein Prize for outstanding violin playing. McGauley is a faculty member at The Boston Conservatory and teaches privately at his home on the North Shore of Boston.

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