Carol Brobst has enjoyed a long career as a violinist and violist.
She performed with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra for 13 years and the National Gallery Orchestra for 18 years.
In addition, she has done considerable freelance work on both instruments for various East Coast ensembles such as the Amadeus Orchestra, Virginia Chamber Orchestra, Williamsburg Sinfonia, Handel Choir of Baltimore, Fairfax Symphony, Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra and other choral and orchestral groups.
Ms. Brobst is regularly hired for recording studio work at Omega Recording Studios in Rockville, Maryland.
Her string quartet affiliations are the Atoka String Quartet and the St. Charles String Quartet, performing at weddings and other events around the DC metro area and Virginia hunt country.
As a teacher, Ms. Brobst has had much experience in all aspects of string music education.
She has taught private violin and viola lesson for 36 years and has worked as a public school strings instructor, youth orchestra conductor, director of a music studio employing other teachers, founder of a summer music institute and chamber music coach.
Carol’s musical interests also include classical harp and voice training, early music and world music vocal ensembles and Brazilian percussion.
Her other hobbies are arts based as she is a fiber artist and sells her work in a fiber arts gallery in the Torpedo Factory Art Center.
Ms. Brobst lives in Woodbridge with her collection of weaving looms and cats.