JOHANNA NOVOM (violin) is Associate Concertmaster of Apollo's Fire, the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. A first prize winner of the American Bach Soloists' Young Artists Competition in 2008, Johanna appears as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral payer with period ensembles throughout the country, such as the American Bach Soloists, Chatham Baroque, Dallas Bach Society, New York State Baroque, and the Trinity Wall Street Baroque Orchestra, and is a core member of the newer ensembles Flying Forms and the Sebastian Chamber Players. She has performed at festivals internationally, including the Carmel Bach Festival, Moscow's Golden Mask Festival, the Magnolia Baroque Festival, and Le Festival de Sedières. Johanna completed her Master's in Historical Performance at Oberlin Conservatory in 2007, where she studied on both historical and modern instruments with Marilyn McDonald. Currently based out of New Haven, CT, Johanna is a fellowship member of the Yale Baroque Ensemble under the direction of Robert Mealy.