Melissa BrewerMelissa Brewer is Principal Violist with the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and resides in Tallahassee, Florida. Ms. Brewer began her professional studies in violin and viola at the University of Miami, studying with George Zazofsky and Victor Stern and with David Becker at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She has performed with groups as diverse as the Florida Philharmonic, Florida Chamber OrchestraPalm Beach Opera Company, Tallahassee Bach Parley, and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. The breadth of her repertoire stretches from symphonic to chamber, opera to popular, and she has performed with artists as varied as Itzhak Perlman and Frank Sinatra. On period instruments, she has performed with groups including the Florida State University Baroque Ensemble, Baroque Southeast, and the Apollo Ensemble with John Hsu. Ms. Brewer performs on a 1760 Lockey Hill viola.