Violin, Director of Development
Serving as the Associate Principal Second Violinist with the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and Concertmaster of the Minnetonka Symphony Orchestra, Ashley enjoys performing in orchestral and chamber music ensembles throughout the Midwest. Ashley shares a passion for performing new music with her 10th Wave colleagues and especially enjoys the collaborative process of working with other local artists.
In addition to performing, Ashley is proud to be a faculty member of the MacPhail Center for Music where she began her musical studies at age 8. Ashley is involved both as a private teacher and group class instructor, and most recently took on the role of assistant conductor of the New Horizons Orchestra in 2022. Ashley attended The Boston Conservatory, Boston University, and graduated with her Doctorate in Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities. Her teachers include Young Nam Kim, Lucia Lin, Lynn Chang, and Cheryl Stewart.