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Xavier Foley

Double Bass/Composer



The winner of a 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2017 Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia Career Advancement Award, Xavier Foley was also the First Prize winner of the 2014 Sphinx Competition. He has appeared as soloist with the Atlanta Symphony, Nashville Symphony, Brevard Concert Orchestra, Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra, the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and with the Sphinx Virtuosi, in both Carnegie Hall and on a national tour. He was also a winner of the 2016 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and is a resident artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two program. Also a composer, he is a 2016 graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied both composition and performance. He is featured in recital for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society in January 2019.

Mr. Foley is a member of the ASO's Talent Development Program class of 2011.