Since joining the Arianna String Quartet in 1998, violinist John McGrosso has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad, including ongoing residencies at the FEMUSC Festival in Jaragua, Brazil, and in South Africa. A former member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, he has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony, and as a recitalist to critical acclaim across the country. McGrosso received bachelors and masters degrees from Juilliard, and continued his studies at Northern Illinois University and SUNY Stony Brook.
Lina Bahn is a violinist who has a keen interest in collaborative and innovative repertoire, and has been called “brilliant” and “lyrical” by the Washington Post. Appointed to the faculty at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2008, she has given master classes throughout the world, including those at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore, the Sydney Conservatory, Hong Kong University, Renmin University in Beijing, the Curtis Institute of Music, and The Colburn School, among others.