B I O G R A P H Y

 

Allegra was born and raised in Vermont to a musical family. She holds violin performance degrees from Boston University (Bachelors) and the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts ( Masters). Orchestral jobs include New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Virginia Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Virginia Musical Theater, Ash Lawn Opera and Lyric Opera of Virginia. She is a founding member of the Harbor String Quartet. Allegra continues to perform as concertmaster in touring Broadway shows as well as shows with such artists as Tommy Lee, Richard Marx, Josh Groban, Trans- Siberian Orchestra and Mannheim Steamroller. She is currently touring with Windborne Music's orchestral rock shows Music of Led Zeppelin and Music of the Who. She lives in Virginia Beach with her husband and daughter. Allegra is also a member of the Red Sox Nation.

Allegra's non-classical pursuits include jazz studies with John Toomey, former pianist with Maynard Ferguson and the Mark O'Connor's fiddle seminars in San Diego working with such players as Natalie MacMaster, Darol Anger, Matt Glaser, Paul Anastasio and Mark Wood.