Patrick Shaughnessy (violin), Aubrey Holmes (violin), Ivan Mendoza (viola), and Brendon Phelps (cello), founded the Heimat Quartetduring the fall of 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. All avid chamber musicians, each member brings a wide array of experience and energy to both the music and the group. The members
of the Heimat Quartet live in Winchester, VA, and are currently affiliated with Shenandoah Conservatory. They will also be part of a year-long orchestral and chamber music performance residency at Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania. Highlights from this past season included the quartet’s Carnegie Hall debut, performances of the Mendelssohn Octet with the Shanghai Quartet, and the inaugural season of The Heimat Chamber Series.