Cindy Vidal – Fairmount Strings

Cindy Vidal

With a BM in trombone performance and an MAT in music education from the University of the Arts, Cindy is a freelance trombonist in the Delaware Valley area.  She is also a jazz and folk vocalist, and celtic harpist. Throughout her career, she has performed extensively with Barry Manilow, Joni Mitchell, The O'Jays, Bobby Rydell, Frankie Avalon, Randy Newman, Carlos Santana, Arturo Sandoval, James Moody, and many others. She has been a performer in the Walnut Street and Prince Music Theaters, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the Barbone Street Jazz Band, Celtic Duo, and the Joe Sudler Swing Machine. She is a recording artist in Sigma Sound and Gamble and Huff studios. In 2009, Cindy was named one of five national recipients of the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation Award for outstanding music educators. She accepted her award from Felice Mancini, Gabriel Kosakoff, and William H. Macy at an honorary concert in Carnegie Hall. She loves gardening, wilderness canoeing, wine, and sewing with her mom!

Kind Words

Friday evening’s performance…by the members of the Fairmount String Quartet was splendid…the playing was expert to the point of perfection.

Michael Caruso, Chestnut Hill Local

From more classical music to fun contemporary songs, Fairmount Strings knocked it out of the park.

Alison F., bride

We are so grateful that Fairmount Strings made our wedding day vision come to life. 

Jocelyn G., bride

The quartet was magnificent and so very professional. One guest said the setting and the quartet made the ceremony storybook!

Joanne F., Bride

Last night the audience told you so well what I am trying to put into words now. Thank you for an unbelievably beautiful concert!

Alice Nugent, Candlelight Concerts at Laurel Hill

The beautiful sound of your music will stay with me always. It was simply stunning and made our day feel like a fairy tale.

Julie & Tom B., Bride and Groom

Adding to their laurels — professionalism, intuition and timeliness, we look forward to many future musical endeavors with the Fairmount Chamber Ensemble.

Kevin O’Malia, Director of Music, First United Methodist Church of Germantown

I made a point of standing off to the side in the back of the church to listen. It was….well….perfection.

Chris C., Mother of the Bride

It is such a privilege to work with musicians of their caliber who are so genuinely committed to supporting the growth and development of our students.

Stephen Kushner, Director of Choral Music, Germantown Friends School

From the bottom of my heart, I thank you for your beautiful performance, which helped to make the vision and dream I had for my daughter’s wedding day come true.

Jeanne B., Mother of the Bride

They are wonderful musicians, easy to work with, and deliver performances of consistently high quality.

Clair Rozier, Director of Music, St. David’s Episcopal Church

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