The Royal Shepherd & Dark Sisters: Violin
Violinist Margaret Bichteler is currently concertmaster of the Portland Opera Orchestra. Trained in the Suzuki Method, she also maintains a teaching studio in Southeast Portland. Margaret received her BM and MM from Indiana University, including a Performer’s Certificate for her Master’s recital. Her teachers included Franco Gulli and Yuval Yaron. She was a member of the Oregon Symphony from 1988-1989 before winning a position in the San Francisco Symphony, where she played for ten years. Now enjoying a more varied lifestyle, she is married to OSO clarinetist Todd Kuhns, and together they have three children.