Rannveig Marta Sarc



Icelandic-Slovenian violinist, Rannveig Marta Sarc, is increasingly recognized as a versatile and dynamic musician.  She was born into a musical family and has performed throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Rannveig has been featured as soloist with the Iceland Symphony, Slovene Philharmonic and Iceland Youth Symphony Orchestras, among others.  As a chamber musician, she has performed with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players and appeared at festivals in Ravinia, Taos, Prussia Cove, Aspen and Kneisel Hall.  Rannveig is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Rotary Scholarship and the American Scandinavian Society Cultural Grant. She is an avid performer of contemporary music and recently commissioned and premiered six Icelandic duos for violin and viola as a member of Duo Freyja, which have been released on an album by the same name. Rannveig holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, where she was a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship.  Her teachers were Catherine Cho, Laurie Smukler and Donald Weilerstein, as well as Robert Mealy on baroque violin. Rannveig is based in Chicago, where she enjoys a versatile teaching and performing career. She frequently performs with the Chicago Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony and Civic orchestras and is violin faculty at Merit School of Music.