Darlene Rivest is a violinist and violist from the Racine area. She performs in the first violin sections of the Racine Symphony, Racine Chamber Orchestra, Kenosha Symphony, Wisconsin Philharmonic and Milwaukee’s Festival City Symphony, and is the concertmaster of the Southern Lakes Masterpiece Chorale Orchestra and the Milton-Janesville Choral Union Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician, she performs in the Trio Levade, the Musika Piano Trio, Trio d’Amies, the Heide-Rivest Duo and the Racine String Quartet as well as performing regularly as a violinist and violist with and the Lakeside Strings. As a soloist, she has performed with the Carthage College Chamber Orchestra, the Southern Lakes Masterpiece Chorale Orchestra and the Milton-Janesville Choral Union Orchestra. In the spring of 2011 she will be the featured soloist with the Rock Prairie Chamber Orchestra at the University of Wisconsin-Rock County.
Darlene received her Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee completing license programs in both Instrumental Music Education and General Music Education. In 2004 she completed her Masters of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read more.
A. F. Siebert Chapel