Elizabeth Hendy is a Chinese-British violinist born in the UK and currently based near Atlanta, Georgia. She did her undergraduate degree in violin performance under the tutelage of Andrew Wan at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music as a recipient of the Wirth and Schulich Scholarships. She also attended the Juilliard Pre-College for four years studying with Dr. I-Hao Lee, Ann Setzer, and the late Dean Emeritus Stephen Clapp. As a soloist, past performance venues include Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Count Basie Theatre, the NYC Apollo Theater, and Dimenna Hall. In past years, she has been the winner and guest soloist for the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra Competition, the Livingston Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition, the NJ Intergenerational Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition, and the Monmouth Symphony Goldwasser Young Artist Concerto Competition. She has had the privilege of sitting concertmaster for Opera McGill and Pronto Musica with Maestro Stephen Hargreaves conducting Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito in 2019 and co-concertmaster for Boulogne’s L’amant anonyme in 2021. In 2019, her string quartet was awarded 3rd prize at the McGill Chamber Music Competition and granted a summer scholarship residency at the Orford Music Academy. Aside from music, Elizabeth takes an interest in writing, musical theatre, contemporary dance, gardening, and painting. Someday, she hopes to own a joint vegan cafe and music school run by young artists, as well as become a published author/screenwriter.