Praised by Strad magazine for her “ingratiating tone” and “consistently reliable technique,” violinist, Adelaide Federici enjoys a varied musical career. She is concertmaster of the Johns Creek Symphony, assistant principal second of the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, member of the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, Arizona Musicfest Orchestra and frequently performs with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Adelaide currently performs with contemporary music ensembles Bent Frequency and Sonic Generator. Previous experience includes North/South Consonance and Forcast Music in New York and an assistantship with the University of Southern California Contemporary Music Ensemble. She frequently performs in a variety of chamber ensembles including a violin/soprano duo, The Nonsense Ensemble, with her sister, Katie Baughman. Adelaide performs outreach programs with the Atlanta Chamber Players, the JCSO, and dozens of performances of “Ferdinand the Bull” in elementary schools across the country. Several of Adelaide’s solo and chamber performances have been heard on WABE’s “Atlanta Music Scene.” In the non-classical world, Adelaide has recorded with performers such as Bruce Springsteen, Train, Joe Gransden, and Monica. Adelaide received her Bachelor of Music degree from The Eastman School of Music studying under William Preucil and her Masters degree from The University of Southern California under Robert Lipsett. She also spent time in Europe studying at Holland Music Sessions and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Other teachers of significant influence were Richard Simon and her mother, Lynn Baughman. Adelaide lives in East Atlanta with her husband, two children, and two big dogs.