Elizabeth Stefan, viola
Elizabeth Stefan is currently a freelance violist in the Boston area playing regularly with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, and is a founding member of the newly formed ensemble, Phoenix. She has performed extensively throughout the United States and Europe, both in orchestral and chamber music settings.
As a founding member of the Sumner Quartet, one of two resident string quartets of the non profit musiConnects, she also serves as the Program Director and teaches at community centers and schools in the Mattapan area.
In addition to keeping a private studio of violin and viola students, Elizabeth teaches violin in several schools with Making Music Matters! and has recently joined the faculty at the Community Music Center of Boston after teaching at their Summer Music program for two years. She has also been selected as a participant in the Music Educators and Teaching Artists fellowship through the Massachusetts Cultural Council for 2016-2018.
Elizabeth completed her master’s studies at the New England Conservatory where her principal teacher was Dimitri Murrath. Previously, she studied with George Taylor at the Eastman School of Music, where she earned her BM, and an Arts Leadership Certificate with a
focus in contemporary orchestral issues. She also received the Robert L. Oppelt Viola Prize for the class of 2009.
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