Chloe Harvel, daughter of Joey and Elaine Harvel, is a 7th grader at the Comenius School, a tutorial arm of the Franklin Classical School in Franklin, TN. She started studying violin at the age of 4 with Jane MacMorran at the Suzuki Talent Education of Appalachia and piano and theory at the age of 10 with Catherine McGlasson in Kingsport, TN. She is currently studying with Annie Wolaver Dupre of Nashville, TN. She has performed in master classes for Brian Lewis, Stephen Clapp, Masao Kawasaki and Won-Bin Yim.
Chloe was a member of the Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra starting at the age of 7 and served as assistant concertmaster for the 2010-2011 season. The Women’s Symphony Committee of the Symphony of the Mountains Orchestra named Chloe a summer music camp scholarship recipient for four years as well as choosing her as a masterclass participant. Chloe’s participation in the Appalachian Classical Music Association Sonata Festival has given her the opportunity to receive acknowledgments including outstanding Soloist for years 2007-2011, outstanding Ensemble in 2007-2008 and first place award for the 2010 Concerto Competition. She was invited to serve as co-concertmaster and featured concerto soloist for the 2011 Appalachian Classical Association Regional Honors Orchestra. In 2008, Chloe was selected as a first place co-winner of the Bristol Music Club Competition and in 2009 and 201o, she received the first place award for her age division at the Music Academy of North Carolina Violin, Viola, and Cello Competition. In 2009 and 2010, she was selected as a featured soloist for the final gala performance at the Fine Arts Summer Academy in Nashville, TN. Her future endeavors include performances as a first violinist with the Curb Symphony Youth Orchestra in Nashville, TN and being a featured soloist and orchestra member with the Annie Moses Band at their Carnegie Hall debut on Jan 14, 2012 at the Isaac Stern Auditorium.
Chloe has gladly served her community by performing at area churches, weddings, hospitals, nursing homes and funeral services. She has also represented the Symphony of the Mountains Orchestra at various regional functions.