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Frank Babbitt
Frank Babbitt

Frank Babbitt is currently a member of the Lyric Opera Orchestra. Mr. Babbitt received a B.A. in Theatre and Music from Lawrence University and completed a Masters in Violin Performance at S.U.N.Y Stony Brook. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony, the Grant Park Orchestra, Music of the Baroque and many other organizations in Chicago.

As a chamber musician he has appeared as a guest with members of the Vermeer quartet and Orion Ensemble. In 2001 he gave the world premiere performance of Ralph Shapey’s “Night Music II” for violin, viola and tape, a performance the Chicago Tribune called “…a tour de force of dexterity and timing.”
Also trained singer, Mr. Babbitt has been a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus and recently made his Grand Teton Music Festival debut in a performance of Samuel Barber’s "Dover Beach".

He has served on the faculties of Lawrence University, SUNY Stony Brook and the Merit School of Music.

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