Allison Lovera



The Venezuelan violinist Allison Lovera has been recognized as a “versatile violinist whose performance is as a blast of emotions and colors combined with a sincere and honest approach to the music” (Joshua Dos Santos, conductor). Ms. Lovera had been awarded first prize at the Maurice Hasson Violin Competition and the Excellence Award from the Young Aragueno Artist Competition in Venezuela. Winner of the Concerto Competition at the Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2017, Farwell Trust Award of Musicians Club of Women 2018, Luminarts Cultural Foundation String Fellowship Award 2018, Semi-finalist at Sphinx Competition 2018 and 2019, Winner of the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music Concerto Competition in 2020, and winner of the Iscart International Competition Category E 2021.

Ms. Lovera has performed as soloist with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, Teresa Carreño Symphony Orchestra, Aragua Symphony Orchestra, Los Llanos Symphony Orchestra in Venezuela, and the CCPA Symphony Orchestra in Chicago. In addition, she has performed multiple solo recitals around the Chicago area including the Chicago Cultural Center “Preston Bradley Hall”, the Steinway Piano gallery in Hinsdale, and Ganz hall Roosevelt University.

As an Orchestra Musician, She was part of the first violins of the Venezuelan National Youth Symphony Orchestra, and also served as Concertmaster of several orchestras in Venezuela like the Maracay Youth Orchestra, Jose Felix Ribas Youth Orchestra, Chacao Youth Symphony Orchestra, Teresa Carreno Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela (TCSOV). As a member of the TCSOV, Mrs. Lovera had the opportunity to go on several tours around Europe and Asia. Allison was also a sub in the first violins of the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, and Venezuela Symphony Orchestra, and has worked with world-renowned conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Sung Kwak, Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, Diego Matheuz, and Christian Vazquez. Mrs. Lovera had also been invited to sub as Concertmaster of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. In addition, Allison has been a Fellow at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Sinfonietta, and a member of Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Ms. Lovera has participated in recognized music Festivals as Chautauqua music Festival and Aspen Music Festival and School.

As a Chamber musician, Allison Lovera was a member of the Roraima Quartet in Venezuela, and the Kanaas Duet. She has participated in collaborative chamber music recitals as a fellow of Nexus Chamber Music Chicago, with 5th Wave Collective, along with CCPA faculty, the Pacifica Quartet and as part of the Minnesota Orchestra chamber music recitals.

Ms Lovera has participated in masterclasses with world-renowned maestros like Mihaela Martin, Marylou Speaker Churchill, Donald Weilerstein, Sergiu Schwartz, Vadim Gluzman, Ilya Kaler, Toby Appel, and Sylvia Rosenberg. Allison Lovera was a student of Almita Vamos at the Chicago College of Performing Arts and previously a student of the Latin American Academy in Venezuela.

Allison Lovera is currently under a one year contract with the Minnesota Orchestra. 


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