Anthea Kreston


Violinist Anthea Kreston is a member of the internationally renowned Artemis String Quartet. Based in Berlin, she enjoys a robust concert schedule with regular appearances at major concert halls in Europe and the United States. She has received numerous awards for her chamber collaborations, including the grand prize at the Concert Artists Guild Competition and Europe’s Echo Award for recording.

Ms. Kreston made her solo debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and continues to tour with the Amelia Piano Trio. She has also toured with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project, and has been recognized by Chamber Music America for her groundbreaking work with abuse survivors and people with AIDS.

Ms. Kreston holds a B.A. in women’s studies from Cleveland State University and a performance degree from the Curtis Institute of Music. She is currently on the faculty at the Universität der Kunst in Berlin and at the Queen Elizabeth Chapel in Brussels. Her teachers include Ida Kavafian, Shmuel Ashkenasi, the Emerson Quartet, and Isaac Stern.