Emlyn Ngai
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Emlyn Ngai


Emlyn Ngai leads a broad and distinguished career as both a modern and historical violinist. As a member of the Adaskin String Trio, he has concertized extensively throughout Canada and the United States, including performances at Merkin Concert Hall, the Corcoran Gallery, Pittsburgh?s Frick Art and Historical Center, and the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival. As a historical violinist, Emlyn is Concertmaster of the Philadelphia baroque orchestra Tempest di Mare, which, under his leadership, the Philadelphia Inquirer has hailed ?a major addition to the local cultural landscape.? He is also first violin of the Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, with which he performs and tours regularly. As well, he is Associate Concertmaster for the Carmel Bach Festival Orchestra where he is also first violin of the Festival Quartet. His historical violin skills have kept him in demand with various notable groups in North America, including Apollo?s Fire, Boston Baroque, the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Tafelmusik and the Washington Bach Consort.