Ruth Leone, Violin
Mike & Anne Armstrong Chair
Ruth Leone was a member of the New World Symphony for two years before joining the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. She has toured and performed with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the United States, Europe and Japan. Ensembles Leone has performed with, often as a title chair player, include the Heidelberg Castle Festival, the National Orchestral Institute and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute. She was concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra when they won the International Youth in Music Festival in Vienna in 1986.
Leone received her B.M. degree from the Eastman School of Music and is a graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory Preparatory School. While not at the Philharmonic, Leone enjoys spending her free time with her husband and three children. She has been a member of the Naples Philharmonic since 1992.