Renee Steffy-Warnick

Violist Renee Warnick is an active orchestral, chamber, and recording musician in the greater Philadelphia region. She is Assistant Principal Viola of both the Bay-Atlantic Symphony and the Lancaster Symphony and has toured nationally and internationally as a member of the Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. She performs frequently with such groups as Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Delaware Symphony, Kennett Symphony, Opera Philadelphia, Ocean City Pops, Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra, Reading Symphony, and the Endless Mountain Music Festival. Ms. Warnick has played in the pit orchestra for Broadway at the Kimmel Center and Arden Theater productions and was featured as an on-stage musician for the 2012 American premier of Love Story, the Musical at the Walnut Street Theater. She has recorded numerous commercial string tracks at Milk Boy, Minor Street, and Morningstar Studios and with the Dark Horse Orchestra, including tracks for the 2014 Michael Jackson album Xscape.

Ms. Warnick holds Bachelor and Masters of Music degrees from Temple University, where she studied with Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Violist Chong-Jin Chang. Ms. Warnick is a member of the music faculty at Germantown Friends School and has previously been on the string faculties of Temple Music Prep and Settlement Music School. She currently maintains a private teaching studio in Chestnut Hill, where she resides with her husband and two children. Other interests include yoga, cooking, traveling, knitting, and learning to play the accordion.