Elizabeth M.

Teacher
Elizabeth M.
Plays/Teaches

Experience:

Elizabeth has been teaching private violin lessons to students of all ages and skill levels for 10 years. Her students have won positions in Ohio and Texas All State ensembles and have been awarded top scores at OMEA and TMEA UIL Solo and Ensemble contest as well as perfect Royal Conservatory Exam scores. While serving as the Assistant Director of Orchestras at Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas, she was a jury panelist for Fort Bend ISD’s middle and high school All Region and Area auditions and her student orchestras earned straight Division 1 scores at UIL contest. Elizabeth conducted her students at a performance in Carnegie Hall and the AHS Camerata Orchestra was named a commended winner of the 2016 National Orchestra Honors. She worked with the Columbus Symphony Junior and Chamber String Orchestras, assisting with rehearsals and auditions.

Elizabeth is also on the faculty of the Joyous Music School.

Education:

Elizabeth began her violin studies with the Suzuki method at age 4. She graduated magna cum laude in 2015 from The Ohio State University, earning a Bachelor of Music Education degree with mentor Dr. Robert Gillespie and a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance with teachers Dr. Kia Hui Tan and Leonid Polonsky. She will graduate from the Manhattan School of Music in May 2019 after completing a Master of Music degree in classical violin with Peter Winograd, first violinist of the American String Quartet. Other influential teachers include Joey Corpus, Lee Joiner, Gregory Fulkerson, and Roger Steig.

 

Located:

Manhattan, NYC

From Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall and Perelman Stage/Stern Auditorium, Chicago Symphony Center, Merkin Hall at the Kauffman Center, and Neidorff-Karpati Hall to the remote Andes in Peru and the Great Wall of China, Elizabeth has performed in Asia, Europe, North America, and South America in various concerts alongside esteemed artists, such as YoYo Ma, Alisa Weilerstein, James Galway, Olga Kern, Frank Huang, Robert McDuffie, Billy Childs, Michael Tree, Denyce Graves, Mark Wood, and the Jupiter and Ying String Quartets. She has performed in orchestras led by conductors Matthias Bamert, JoAnn Falletta, Michael Jimbo, Keith Lockhart, George Manahan, Rafael Payare, Donald Runnicles, Alessandro Siciliani and Leonard Slatkin.

In 2014, Elizabeth was personally selected by Maestro Lorin Maazel to join his Castleton Festival Orchestra, and has participated as a scholarship student at the Mostly Modern Festival, Pierre Monteux Music Festival and School, Brevard Music Festival, Credo Chamber Music Festival and Interlochen Arts Camp.

A passionate chamber musician, Elizabeth has worked with members of the American, Cavani, Cleveland, Cypress, Guarneri, Jupiter, St. Lawrence, Pacifica, and Ying String Quartets. Elizabeth has played in masterclasses and coachings for David Kim, Eric Wyrick, Sharon Polifrone, Stephen Clapp, Marilyn McDonald, Peter Slowik, Ilya Kaler and Almita Vamos.

An active freelance musician, Elizabeth is currently a member of NYC Camerata and Opera Project Columbus.