Donald Armstrong

armstrongIn 1983 Donald Armstrong was appointed Principal Second Violin of the Tivoli Sinfoniorkester in Denmark and soon after become Concertmaster of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice in France. He returned to New Zealand in 1987 as Associate Concertmaster of the NZSO, a position he still holds. He has appeared as soloist with the NZSO and made frequent solo appearances with the NZ Chamber Orchestra. He performs regularly with his own chamber group, the Amici Ensemble, and he recently substituted as first violin with the NZ String Quartet in a tour to Australia. He has taught at the New Zealand School of Music.