New York Philharmonic violinist Kerry McDermott has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout the United States and abroad including the Montreal, North Carolina, and Taipei City symphony orchestras, the Moscow Radio and Budapest Chamber Orchestras, and the New York Philharmonic. In addition, she has been a prize winner in the Montreal International Competition and the International Tchaikovsky Competition, where she received a special award for Best Artistic Interpretation. Ms. McDermott’s recital engagements have included performances at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, 92nd Street Y’s Kaufman Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall (where she collaborated with Vladimir Spivakov on the Great Performers series).
Ms. McDermott has appeared at the festivals of Chamber Music Northwest, Bravo! Vail, Newport, Honest Brook, and Newport of the Hamptons and Park City. She has also been a frequent guest artist at Caramoor, Marlboro, Tanglewood, Mozart, Bargemusic, Wolftrap, Ravinia, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and on three continents with the New York Philharmonic Ensembles. Kerry McDermott has recorded for Melodiya and New World Records and is a member of the McDermott Trio (with sisters Anne-Marie and Maureen). She is an alumna of Yale College and the Manhattan School of Music, where she was a student of Raphael Bronstein. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, computing, and reading.