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Laura Soto

First Violin

DSO member since 1995

Laura Soto was born on February 1, 1970 in Plymouth, Michigan. She began to play the violin at age five. She continued her studies throughout college and earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees at the University of Michigan.

Before joining the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Laura was a member of the Grant Park Symphony in Chicago and the Columbus Symphony in Ohio. She joined the DSO in 1995 as Assistant Concertmaster and held that position for 16 years. Aside from her professional career, Laura enjoys traveling with her husband. She enjoys cooking, wine tasting, viewing movies from her extensive film collection, and reading memoirs.