Bio

Known for her burnished, resonant sound and wide-ranging color palette, violinist Wendy Case offers audiences shared experiences of another realm—a more vivid and layered way of being in the world. Her performance credits include Carnegie Hall, the Goethe Institute of Calcutta, the Vietnam National Academy of Music, and the Kimmel Center of Philadelphia.

Case’s programs often showcase the work of new and underrepresented composers such as Chiquinha Gonzaga, Dominique Le Gendre, or Sungji Hong, paired with more traditional works such as those by Ysaÿe or Clara Schumann.

Recent projects have included a week of concerts and master classes in Vietnam and performances at the Teatro Levino de Alcântara of Brazil.

Last season, she performed as guest concertmaster and soloist with the Urban Troubadour orchestra of Akron in Abel’s Delights and Dances, a jazz-influenced work originally written for the Sphinx Competition. Case’s first CD, (2022) “The Tiger and the Clover,” showcased seven commissioned works for solo violin and electronics.

Known for her burnished, resonant sound and wide-ranging color palette, violinist Wendy Case offers audiences shared experiences of another realm—a more vivid and layered way of being in the world. Her performance credits include Carnegie Hall, the Goethe Institute of Calcutta, the Vietnam National Academy of Music, and the Kimmel Center of Philadelphia.

Case’s programs often showcase the work of new and underrepresented composers such as Chiquinha Gonzaga, Dominique Le Gendre, or Sungji Hong, paired with more traditional works such as those by Ysaÿe or Clara Schumann.

Recent projects have included a week of concerts and master classes in Vietnam and performances at the Teatro Levino de Alcântara of Brazil.

Last season, she performed as guest concertmaster and soloist with the Urban Troubadour orchestra of Akron in Abel’s Delights and Dances, a jazz-influenced work originally written for the Sphinx Competition. Case’s first CD, (2022) “The Tiger and the Clover,” showcased seven commissioned works for solo violin and electronics.

A sought-after chamber musician, Wendy has performed with members of the Emerson and Cavani quartets, the Lysander Piano Trio, and members of the Boston Symphony and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Her upcoming recording release will showcase the unpublished piano trio works of 19th century female composer, Emilie Mayer. In 2023, she completed two solo tours to Vietnam and Brazil.

As an orchestral player, Wendy performs regularly with the Atlanta symphony, as concertmaster for the conductorless Dana Ensemble, and in the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus, Ohio. As a studio artist, she has recorded for SONY and Ocean Way studios.

Dr. Case holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Stony Brook University. A committed music educator, she’s on the faculty at Youngstown State University, and offers online technique courses as well as in-person workshops and masterclasses on the interplay of acoustical physics and kinesiology in performance. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and playing strategy board games.

The Tiger and the Clover, Album

 

Fall 2023 Performances

Sept. 23, 2023

Recital with C-Town Crier Slam Poetry

Debussy, Beethoven, Kriesler

IngenuityFest, Cleveland OH

Sept. 30, 2023

Recital with C-Town Crier Slam Poetry

Debussy, Beethoven, Kreisler

The Brownhoist, Cleveland OH

Oct. 14, 2023

Dana Piano Trio

Piano Trio in B minor, Notturno, Emilie Mayer

OMTA Conference, Columbus OH

Oct. 18, 2023

Dana Piano Trio

Piano Trio in B minor, Emilie Mayer

Butler Museum of Art, Music at Noon

Oct. 29, 2023

Cleveland Chamber Symphony NEOSonic

Composer Premieres

Baldwin Wallace, Cleveland

Nov. 13, 2023

Dana Piano Trio, Concert & Masterclass

Emilie Mayer Piano Trios

Grove City College, PA

 

Recent Performances

Sept. 13, 2023

Dana Conductorless Ensemble

New compositions by Dr. Dave Morgan

Ford Theatre, YSU

August 9, 2023

Recital and Masterclass

Escola de Música, Braslia, Brazil

August 12, 2023

Solo and Chamber Recital

Teatro Levino de Alcântara, Braslia, Brazil

August 5, 2023

Chamber and Solo Recital

Società Italiana, Piracicaba, Brazil

June 11, 2023

Chamber Recital

Renova Music Festival, Newcastle, PA