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Biography

Cellist Ashima Scripp has performed with orchestras, ensembles andin recital in major concert halls around the world including New York'sCarnegie Hall, Tokyo’s Opera City, Boston's Symphony Hall, Chicago's SymphonyCenter and Boston's Jordan Hall. Ms. Scripp has received top prizes anddistinctions at many prestigious competitions and has also recently beenfeatured on Los Angeles' KMozart, Boston's WGBH, Chicago’s WFMT and in thePioneer Press. 

 

A sought-after chamber musician, Ms. Scripp is a member of thecritically acclaimed Walden Chamber Players based in Boston, MA. With Walden,she performs a variety of chamber music repertoire at some of the mostdistinguished series in the country. In addition to their touring schedule, WaldenChamber Players also present outreach and education programs across the countryand hold the position of Ensemble-in-Residence at several institutionsincluding the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science, Concord Academy (MA)and Trinity University (TX).

 

Ms. Scripp also performs in recital and as a member of the ZefiraTrio at venues across the country. In past seasons Ms. Scripp has been invitedto perform at the Phillips Collection’s Sunday Concert Series, at the FacultyPerforming Artist Recital Series at Longy School of Music and as part of thelive recital series run by Chicago’s WFMT. In the summer Ms. Scripp serves onthe faculty of the International Music Festival in Regensburg, Germany and isco-director of Longy’s Cellobration Festival. She is also a frequent guestartist with the North Country Chamber Players in Franconia, NH, VentiCordi inKennebunk, ME and the New Hampshire Music Festival.

 

Ms. Scripp holds degrees from the Manhattan School of Music andNorthwestern University and is on the cello and chamber music faculty of theLongy School of Music and Concord Academy in Massachusetts. She has recentlyreleased a recording with jazz pianist/composer Claire Ritter on Zoning Recordsand a recording of the chamber music of Augusta Read Thomas with the WaldenChamber Players.

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