Sun, Sep 12 | WNC Library (Dini Building)

ReNew String Quartet

Eileen Brownell (cello), Dustin Budish (viola), Lucie Zalesakova and Rose Sciaroni (violins)
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ReNew String Quartet

Time & Location

Sep 12, 1:00 PM
WNC Library (Dini Building), 2201 W College Pkwy, Carson City, NV 89703, USA

About the event

Dr. Rose Sciaroni, a native of Truckee, California, is a violinist and educator. She currently plays in the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and Reno Chamber Orchestra and she has also played in orchestras around the country. As an educator and string education specialist, Rose teaches string methods along with music appreciation at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has also enjoyed teaching violin with the Reno Philharmonic Association Kids program and has taught in multiple community programs including the Austin Chamber Music Center in Austin, Texas, and the Indiana University String Academy in Bloomington, Indiana. Rose holds a Doctorate of Music Education from Indiana University, a Masters of Music from UNR, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Oregon. When she’s not playing or teaching, she loves reading, writing, cooking, skiing, hiking, and spending time with her family.

Lucie Zalesakova is  a Czech violinist and composer born in Prague. She has appeared in both  the United States and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. She has  worked as an orchestral musician in central Europe, and toured as a  member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester directed by Claudio Abbado.

Lucie is  a former Concertmaster of the Willamette Falls Symphony of Oregon City  and assistant concertmaster of Salem Chamber Orchestra. She regularly  preforms with Reno Phil and Reno Chamber Orchestra.

Lucie performs with guitarist Stephen Osserman as Lyrical Strings Duo. Together, they have released two CD’s— Evening Songs (2012) and On An Overgrown Path (2015). Both albums are available at

Dustin Budish is a native of Reno, Nevada. Dustin began his musical training at the age of eight studying the piano, but soon after a suggestion by his middle school strings teacher he realized his true passion was for the viola. While in high school, Dustin received numerous honors including principal viola of the Nevada All-State Orchestra and a Command Performance. He went on to study at Oberlin College and the Cleveland Institute with Jeffrey Irvine for which he received his BM in viola performance and then received his MM with honors at the New England Conservatory with Martha Katz. While in school, Dustin was a founding member of the Mephisto Quartet, which worked with and performed alongside members of the Cavani, Tokyo, Vermeer, and Cleveland Quartets, and received the Russell Award at the Coleman Chamber Music Competition in 2001. As a Chamber musician, Dustin has performed at the Ravinia and Norfolk Festivals, and in 2005 was invited to Israel to perform with Maxim Vengerov’s Mozart Project with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. As a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Dustin was featured as soloist with the orchestra as a winner of the annual concerto competition under Maestro Alasdair Neale’s direction. Also while in Miami, he served as artistic advisor and electric violinist to the “Friends” of New World, catering custom innovative fusions of classical music with hip-hop, electronic, reggae and funk. Presently, Mr. Budish is Principal Viola of the Reno Chamber Orchestra, as well as Personnel Manager and Librarian. He spends his summers a member of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, and is also a regular substitute with the San Francisco Symphony.

Eileen Brownell is a native of Sparks, Nevada. Ms. Brownell has taught cello and chamber music for over a decade for various institutions, including Bowling Green State University, the Ann Arbor and Flint Schools of performing arts, The University of Michigan, and the Steiner Schools of Ann Arbor. Eileen has co-administrated the Black Glove Cello Festival, a week-long all-cello festival held each summer, since 1999. Ms. Brownell is also active as a chamber musician and orchestral cellist, with experience playing in many diverse ensembles, including the Reno Philharmonic, the Ann Arbor Symphony, the West Shore Symphony Orchestra, and various chamber collaborations. Eileen holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver, and Masters and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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