Sophie Arbuckle has performed extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe and has appeared in several chamber music festivals, including Music@Menlo (California), where she co-directed the chamber music workshop; Killington Music Festival (Vermont), Fêtes Musicales de Savoie (France); and Interharmony International Chamber Music Festival (Germany). She has served as guest concertmaster and frequent soloist with the Sudbury Symphony (Canada). Recent solo appearances include Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with the Belgorade Orchestra (France).
As violist of the Braude Ensemble, Arbuckle has performed with the Royal Flemish Philarmonie Chamber Music Series (Antwerp), Philarmonique de Namur (Theatre Royal, Ghent), and Festival des Arcs (France) where the ensemble was in residence. She is the co-founding director of the Port Jefferson Music Academy and Academy Concerts. With her husband, violinist Arik Braude, she helped establish the Jeunes Virtuoses de New York master course and concert series. Arbuckle has been an artist-faculty member of Korea’s Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival since 2006 and is currently on the faculty of Mannes College Preparatory Division and the School for Strings. She holds an MM from Juilliard and studied with Sally Thomas, Josef Gingold, and Arnold Steinhardt. She has been on Juilliard’s Pre-College faculty since 2009.