Originally from Rochester, New York, Tara Fensom comes to the WSO after playing with the Charlotte Symphony. She has also played with the Virginia Symphony and New World Symphony, with which she toured South America. She has also toured Asia several times as a substitute with the Philadelphia Orchestra, performing in China, Japan and South Korea.
Tara has performed at music festivals including Aspen and Chautauqua, and has performed as soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Virginia Symphony and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. She graduated from the Juilliard School with both Bachelor and Master of Music degrees, studying with Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang and Stephen Clapp.