About this Artist
Sydney Adedamola is delighted to join the Los Angeles Philharmonic as a Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen LA Phil Resident Fellow and the inaugural chair holder of the Eugene and Marilyn Stein LA Phil Resident Fellow Chair. Sydney is an accomplished orchestral musician. Her most recent appointment was in the second violin section of the Seattle Symphony. She has also held a position with the Long Beach Symphony and has performed with various orchestras throughout the country including Pacific Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony and the National Repertory Orchestra.
Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Sydney began playing the violin at a young age, working her way through New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School. She then moved to Los Angeles and earned her Bachelors in Music from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. During 2018/19, she was a recipient of the Los Angeles Orchestra Fellowship, a collaboration between the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California. As a student at USC, her mentors included Bing Wang, Margaret Batjer, Dr. Lina Bahn and Glenn Dicterow.