Fiona Hughes holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Cleveland Institute of Music. She is Artistic Director of Three Notch'd Road: The Virginia Baroque Ensemble, and a versatile performer of both modern and baroque violin, appearing with Apollo’s Fire, Washington Bach Consort, Bach Akademie Charlotte, Boston Baroque, and the Richmond Symphony. Fiona has performed in numerous music festivals, including Kinhaven, National Repertory Orchestra, Banff (Canada), Connecticut Early Music Festival, Staunton Music Festival, and Pacific Music Festival (Japan). She looks to Stephen Rose, Adam DeGraff, and Marilyn McDonald as mentors. Fiona’s period bows are by David Hawthorne and Richard Riggall. Her primary violin is the ex-Vieuxtemps Claude Pierray (1720 Paris).