South Carolina Philharmonic


September 16, 2012

The State features Concertmaster Mary Lee Taylor Kinosian

Otis Taylor, Jr. at The State profiles Mary Lee Taylor Kinosian (right) ahead of "The Killer B's" tonight.


Kinosian, who is entering her sixth season as the Phil’s concertmaster, is excited about the upcoming year, the Phil’s 49th as an orchestra. So why not have freshly polished nails? She is a violinist, after all. The players began rehearsing Tuesday for Friday’s season debut.

“I’m always excited about the start of the new season,” she said. “The summertime doesn’t have that many playing opportunities. It’s nice to know I’m going to start seeing my friends regularly.”

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