A native of Newfoundland, Canada, Angela Pickett has performed as a violist, violinist and fiddler throughout North America, South America, Europe and Japan. A two-time recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts Career Grant, Angela's solo performances have often been featured on the Canadian Broadcasting Company's regional and national radio programs.
Angela is currently the violist of acclaimed string quintet Sybarite5, with whom she has performed in forty-two states, and in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and The Library of Congress to the NYC Apple Store and Le Poisson Rouge. Sybarite5 has commissioned and premiered numerous works for string quintet, and their debut EP "Disturb the Silence" reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Charts. The ensemble has often been featured on NPR radio, and has recently been the subject of articles in Strings Magazine, Symphony Magazine, and The Strad.
Angela lives in New York City where she works as a teaching artist for Bridge Arts Ensemble, and a chamber music coach for Lincoln Center Stage. In addition to performing in various Broadway shows and chamber music festivals, Angela also performs with the IRIS Orchestra, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, and Argento. Angela holds a DMA from the Manhattan School of Music, a MM from the Juilliard School, and a Bachelor of Music in Viola and Music History from the Memorial University of Newfoundland.