Meet Our 2016 Summer Music Festival Artists

Carolina Chamber Symphony Players partners, collaborates, and performs with many talented artists during the Carolina Summer Music Festival. In doing so, CCSP fulfills its mission to "enhance the cultural environment of our community and the region through chamber music, jazz and multidisciplinary programs that are exciting and innovative."

Martha Bassett

Martha Bassett

Vocalist
Over the past decade Martha Bassett has entertained countless NC audiences.
Wally West

Wally West

Saxophone
Wally West is an award-winning and critically acclaimed musician who embraces a unique and deep-rooted passion for the performance and teaching of music.
Frederico Pivetta

Federico Pivetta

Piano
Federico Pivetta is a versatile pianist with a unique mastery of both classical and jazz styles.
Christina Tsloules Soriano

Christina Tsoules Soriano

Choreographer, Dancer
Christina Soriano is an associate professor of dance at Wake Forest University where she teaches a wide spectrum of courses in the dance program.
Ken Wilmot

Ken Wilmot

Trumpet
A native of South Carolina, Kenneth Wilmot is a member of the Winston-Salem and Greensboro Symphonies and is a founding member of the Giannini Brass.
Matt Kendrick

Matt Kendrick

Bass
Matt is an award winning bassist, composer and recording artist from Winston-Salem.
James Allbritten

James Allbritten

General & Artistic Director, Piedmont Opera; Tenor
Jamie Allbritten is Piedmont Opera’s General and Artistic Director.
Jacqui Carrasco, Co-Artistic Director

Jacqui Carrasco

Co-Artistic Director
Violinist Jacqui Carrasco has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and Russia.
Peter Kairoff

Peter Kairoff

piano
Dr. Kairoff is Professor of Music and Director of the Venice Program at Wake Forest University, where he has taught since 1988.
John Wilson

John Wilson

Percussion
John C.B. Wilson has a love for music that has been a constant evolution.