A dedicated teacher, Ms. Wilson holds degrees from Oberlin College and The Juilliard School; her principal teachers include Dorothy Delay, David Cerone, and Mischa Mischakoff. She has been invited as guest lecturer and clinician throughout the U. S., Europe, and China. She maintains a private studio in the Princeton area and is on the faculties of Mannes School of Music (Newschool University) and Princeton University.
With a repertoire ranging from early 17th century violin solos to the string quartets of Beethoven and Schubert, Nancy Wilson is known as one of the leading baroque violinists in the U.S. A founding member of many of American’s pioneering period instrument ensembles, she has performed as concertmaster and soloist with leading conductors in early music, including Nicholas McGegan and Christopher Hogwood. Her solo playing has been called “clear and sweet in tone, refined in articulation” by Gramophone, “exceptionally stylish” by The Edinburgh Scotsman and “expert” by the New York Times. With over 50 recordings to her credit, Ms. Wilson her recording of the complete sonatas of Teodorico Pedrini was recently released on the Paladino label.