Holly Piccoli has established herself internationally as a modern and baroque violinist. Newly based in the Bay Area, Holly has worked with the American Bach Soloists and the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, and frequently returns to New York and Australia for performances.
Holly’s most recent career highlights include performing in Manhattan with Trinity Baroque Orchestra as soloist and Concertmaster of Orchestra II for Bach’s ‘St. Matthew Passion’, Australia’s Sanguine Estate Music Festival performing chamber music with the extraordinary violinist Anthony Marwood and former leader of the famous Brodsky Quartet- Andrew Haveron, her solo recital at Italy’s Bari International Music Festival, Melbourne Piano Trio’s extensive tour throughout China and Mongolia, the Novus NY performance of “Epic Rarities” in Carnegie Hall, and the premier, as concertmaster, for American composer Martin Bresnick’s opera, “My Friend’s Story.”
Holly performs on a 2012 Jay Haide violon à l’ancienne baroque, a copy of the Tommaso Balestrieri instrument. Holly also performs on a modern violin by Alessandro Di Matteo, made in 2004 in Cremona, Italy. Holly is an alumna of the Australian National Academy of Music and the Yale School of Music.