Alison Peters Fujito
Violinist Alison Peters Fujito joined the first violin section of the Pittsburgh Symphony in 1987, having played in the Seattle Symphony for a year and a half. She holds a Master of Msic degree from the Juilliard School of Music; her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she held the Dorothy Starling fellowship for four years. In addition, she received an Aspen Music Festival Orchestra fellowship for four summers and also attended the Mozarteum Hochschule in Salzburg.
Ms. Fujito frequently appears as soloist, having performed several times with the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Ionian Chamber Players and the Jewish Community Center Orchestra. In the 1993-94 season she performed Mendelssohn's E-minor Concerto with the Edgewood Symphony, conducted by fellow PSO member Roy Sonne; Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole with the Jewish Community Center Orchestra and PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) District Orchestra, both conducted by Elisabeth Heath; and Beethoven's Violin Concerto with the North Pittsburgh Civic Symphony, conducted by Bruce Lauffer. She also appeared as soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony in the all-Bach Summer Casual Concert at Heinz Hall.
An active chamber musician, she is a member of the Ionian Chamber Players, has appeared several times at Rodef Shalom and Shadyside Concerts, and gave a recital with pianist Roy Sonne in 1993. She has frequently assisted the Edgewood Symphony, and she performed as concertmaster and soloist with the Jewish Community Center Orchestra from 1991-93. She also has led string sectionals for the North Pittsburgh Civic Symphony.
She is married to Don T. Fujito, professor of chemistry at LaRoche College and amateur pianist.