Violin I

Alice Poulson, violinist, is a busy free-lance musician working in and around the New York City area. She is Principal Second Violin for the Long Island Philharmonic, a member of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Colonial Symphony and Queens Symphony and has performed with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic and Stamford Symphony as well as with opera and ballet companies.

Her chamber music experience includes the Cremona Quartet, the Bronx Arts Ensemble and several contemporary music ensembles. She was concertmaster for performances by Johnny Mathis and Natalie Cole, and has worked with and recorded with other popular artists including Liza Minnelli, Back Street Boys, Avril Lavigne, Aretha Franklin and Bruce Springsteen. She has played Broadway shows including Oliver!, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Miss Saigon and appeared in the movie The Money Pit.

Alice holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Ariana Bronne and Raphael Bronstein.