Laura Balboni Craciun
(Viola)

Bachelor of Arts, Viola Performance, Peabody Institute of Music, Johns Hopkins University

Laura Balboni Craciun studied with Patricia McCarty (former assistant principal violist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Paul Coletti and Helen Callus (former President, American Viola Society).  Laura has performed at the Kennedy Center in NY and toured in various orchestras in Finland, Spain, and Italy.  She participated in the Tanglewood Institute, principal violist at the Chautauqua Institute, and was a member of the Sessione Senese Chamber Orchestra in Sienna, Italy.  Ms. Balboni Craciun was selected for the National Honors Orchestra in Washington D.C., and the East-Coast Honors Orchestra.

Laura is currently principal violist with the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra and giving solo performances throughout Cape Cod.  She was awarded the Xerox "Humanities" Award, "Daughters of the American Revolution" Good Citizen Award and received a Citation from the Governor of MA for excellence in both music and fine art.  She lives in Harwich with her two sons, speaks fluent Romanian, and enjoys Moldavian Folk Art. 

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