founding members

Deanna Badizadegan

Deanna Badizadegan is a San Francisco-based violist with two engineering degrees from Stanford. As a violist, she has performed across the United States, Europe and Asia, including recent appearances at TEDxStanford, TEDxFargo and Carnegie Hall. She enjoys a busy freelance schedule in the Bay Area, performing with members of the San Francisco Conservatory, San Francisco Symphony, and Classical Revolution, among others. In addition to her degrees from Stanford, she also holds a Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Peggy Gyulai

Peggy Gyulai is a nationally recognized painter dedicated to making a big mess on canvas with other people's music. She has exhibited and frequently performed at the de Young Museum; and worked with performing ensembles including The Philadelphia Orchestra, the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Resound Ensemble of San Francisco.

2016 Collaborators


  Anthony Blea, violin    Bio

Anthony Blea, violin


  James Jaffe, cello    Website

James Jaffe, cello


  Ryan Lee, violin    Bio

Ryan Lee, violin


  Charith Premawhardana, violin   Bio

Charith Premawhardana, violin


  Jeremy Sutton, paint    Website

Jeremy Sutton, paint


  Samsun van Loon, cello    Bio

Samsun van Loon, cello