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PEGGY WHEELWRIGHT

Violin Concertmaster

Peggy Wheelwright has been blessed with a unique musical talent and has been playing the violin since she was four years old.  She began teaching her own students when she was 17 and performed as a soloist with the Utah Symphony when she was 18.  Peggy has been a core performer with the Ballet West Orchestra for over 25 years.  She has been a featured soloist with several orchestras including Chamber Orchestra Ogden, The New American Philharmonic, Nevada Chamber Orchestra, and Mormon Symphony. 
Peggy is currently the Concert Master of Chamber Orchestra Ogden and The New American Philharmonic.  In addition to her solo work, Peggy is the owner/arranger at her company, String Arrangements by Peggy. 
Peggy has performed back up for several soloists including world-renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli; Tony Award-winning performer Brian Stokes Mitchell; television actress and Tony-nominated Broadway performer Megan Hilty; Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Academy Award-winning singer and actress Rita Moreno.  She has also performed with Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Natalie Cole; Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Sarah Brightman; Grammy Award-winning tenor Placido Domingo; Emmy and Grammy Award-winner John Denver.  Other performances include Robert Plant and Jimmy Page from Led Zepplin; The Moody Blues; Manheim Steamroller as well as Grammy- nominated singer/performer Marie Osmond and Emmy-Award winning and Grammy-nominated composer/performer Kurt Bestor.  Peggy has also done extensive motion picture recording work.