Violin | Keyboard
Carolyn Gadiel Warner
Marjory and Marc L. Swartzbaugh Endowed Chair
Pianist and violinist Carolyn Gadiel Warner is a native of Canada who began her musical education with the piano at age three. Later taking up the violin, she earned degrees in both instruments from the University of Toronto and the Paris Conservatory of Music, from which she graduated with a First Prize. Since 1979, Ms. Warner has been a member of both the violin and keyboard sections of The Cleveland Orchestra. Ms. Warner serves on the chamber music faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She is a founding member – with her husband, Stephen Warner, also a violinist in The Cleveland Orchestra – of the Cleveland Duo and the Cleveland Duo & James Umble, which have been profiled in The Strad magazine and can be heard on the Cappella, Dana, and Klavier record labels. Both ensembles tour throughout North America and abroad, performing dozens of concerts each year for students of all ages and levels of musical background.