Annie Chalex Boyle is a visiting assistant professor of violin.
She is internationally recognized as a chamber musician, soloist and teacher. Professor Chalex Boyle serves as the artistic director of the Chamber Music Institute at the Quartz Mountain Music Festival and is the acting concertmaster of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra for the 2011-2012 season.
Before moving to Lubbock, she taught violin at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and was the director of educational activities with Chamber Music North. She also coached students with Midwest Young Artists (Highwood, IL), the Traverse City Youth Orchestra (Traverse City, MI) and the Chicago Symphony Youth Orchestra. Professor Chalex Boyle has been the first violinist of the Harrington String Quartet, concertmaster of the Amarillo Symphony and was a faculty member at West Texas A&M University. As a founding member of Quartet-à-tête Piano Quartet, she has performed in venues across the country.
Professor Chalex Boyle received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California, where she studied with Robert Lipsett, (cum laude) and a Master of Music from the Juilliard School, where she studied with Robert Mann and Felix Galimir. She has also studied with Roland and Almita Vamos at the Music Center of the North Shore in Winnetka, IL.