At the age of ten, CORINNE CHAPELLE was awarded first prize at the Mozart Competition in California. She studied with Yehudi Menuhin at his school near London, later attending The Juilliard School, during which time she was invited by Pinchas Zukerman to take part in his Performance Program. She later participated in master classes with Josef Gingold, Lorand Fenyves and Liana Isakadze. In 2007 she finished her studies with Professor Ana Chumachenco at the Münchener Musik Hochschule with high distinction. Ms. Chapelle has been honored with numerous awards including first prizes at the Julius Stulberg International String Competition, the First Prize of the Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Awards, the First Prize of the International Music Fest Dietzenbach 2001, and the Jascha Heifetz Violin Award. Ms. Chapelle has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe, Asia and the US. She has been invited by international orchestras and has appeared in music festivals as a soloist, chamber musician and to conduct master classes.
At the Salzburg Festival 2004 she appeared with great success in the commemoration event in honor of Wilhelm Furtwängler. Chosen to represent the United States as an International Ambassador of Music, Ms. Chapelle performed at the Senate Caucus in Washington, D.C. and gave the Chinese premier of the Barber Violin Concerto with the Beijing and Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestras. Ms. Chapelle is deeply devoted to chamber music with partners like as Fabio Biondi, Ádám Fischer, Alban Gerhardt, Heinz Holliger, Gary Hoffman, Liana Isakadze, Konstantin Lifschitz and Alexander Lonquich as well as with the Swiss Chamber Soloists. She has recorded for Naxos, JPC and Guild Music. During the 2009-10 season Ms. Chapelle toured with the Montreal Philharmonic throughout Canada and the US. She made her Newport debut in 2011 and is graciously welcomed to her second season.