Welcome to the website of violist Sheila Browne.
Sheila is pleased to announce her new position as violist of the Serafin String Quartet in conjunction with a full-time faculty position at the University of Delaware
Sheila is very honored to be named the international William Primrose Recitalist of 2016
"...one of these days, the world will find out what a viola is. There's something about it that speaks to the human condition....its a very earthy instrument, and in our lives, we definitely need more of that as a modern people...." quote from "An Interview with Sheila Browne"
An Interview with Sheila Browne by Kathleen Crabtree
"Sheila Browne is an outstanding violist."
- Michael Tilson-Thomas
"Ms. Browne possesses a clear and compelling artistry. She is one of America's most important violists...."
- Robert Mann
Founding Member, Juilliard String Quartet
"...Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E flat (K. 364),... the violist Sheila Browne w[as a] stylish soloist.... "
- New York Times
(Carnegie- Stern Hall with the NY Women's Ensemble)
"Sheila Browne... play[s] with admirable polish, tonal luster, and sensitivity... a wonderful program from beginning to end, enriching the recorded repertoire on CD with ideal renderings of seldom - heard but very worthwhile music."
- American Record Guide
"Gorgeous playing by Browne dominated the beginning moments and kept us hypnotized throughout."
- Peninsula Review
You Tube video excerpts from the recent Oberlin Viola Fest Karen Tuttle panel discussion with Sheila Browne, Kim Kashkashian, Susan DuBois, Jeffrey Irvine" from www.violinist.com