Sharon Fugate

Sharon Fugate is a professional violist and violinist. She has played in orchestras in New York, Connecticut, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. A native of Dallas, TX, she is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and holds Masters degrees from Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY and Columbia University.

In addition to orchestral playing, Sharon was the founding violist in the Kenosia String Quartet and was the coordinator of the chamber music program for the Norwalk (CT) Youth Symphony. She volunteers at Birmingham's Community Kitchens and is a member of the Transit Citizens' Advisory Board for the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Agency. Sharon and her husband Mike Yusko live in Birmingham.