Violist Darcy Rindt achieved a Bachelor of Arts in music from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she studied with Roy Malan and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors in both music and marine biology. She also holds a Master’s Degree in performance from San Francisco State University, where she studied under Paul Yarbrough, violist of the internationally acclaimed Alexander String Quartet. She helped to found the Chamberlain String Quartet, which has held residencies at both SF State and Cal State Hayward and performs throughout the Bay Area. She holds positions in the Santa Rosa Symphony, Oakland East Bay Symphony, and Sacramento Philharmonic and has worked with a number of other groups, including the New World Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet and the San Jose Symphony. Ms. Rindt has also performed with several new music ensembles, including the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, ALEA III, the Derriere Guard and the Richard Worn Chamber Ensemble.