Nicole Sharlow, principal second violin of the Harrisburg Symphony, graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University and received her master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music. She is head of the String Department at the Larchmont Music Academy where she teaches violin, viola and chamber music. She has been concertmaster of the Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra in Germany and principal second violin of the Jerusalem International Symphony Orchestra, among many others, and is resident artist at Quisisana Resort in Maine. She has won the Silberman Chamber Music Competition and the Lilian Fuchs Chamber Music Recital Honor. She has performed with Trio Solas, the Claremont Ensemble and Fireworks and has appeared as soloist with the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic and the National Repertory Orchestra.