Romina Kostare, violin, was born in Tirana, Albania and studied at the Academy of the Arts in Tirana. She toured Europe with the Academy of Arts Faculty Orchestra. She received her Masters of Music Degree at University of Massachusetts, Amherst under the tutelage of Charles Trager. Romina also studied as a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, and is a member of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the Bel Canto Chamber Players.
Kavan Rambukwelle, violin, received his Bachelor's Degree in Music from SUNY/Purchase and his Master's of Music degree from the University of Notre Dame. Kavan has extensieve performance experience in solo and chamber music in Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, and his native country, Sri Lanka.
Carol Hutter, violin and viola,was a scholarship student at the New England Conservatory of Music, and was also a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center for 2 years. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from SUNY/Binghamton where she studied with Toby Appel, and a Master's of Music Degree from UMASS Amherst where whe was in the first Post Graduate String Quartet in Residence. She has performed professsionally for more than 25 years with a variety of ensembles including the Hartford Symphony, The Binghamton Symphony, The Tri-Cities Opera, The Arcadia Players Baroque Ensemble, The Sacramento Symphony, and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. She is one of the founding members of the Bel Canto Chamber Players.