Susan Waterbury, violinist, serves as Associate Professor of Violin at the Ithaca College School of Music where she teaches violin and performs regularly with the Sheherazade Trio and the Ariadne String Quartet. Previously, Waterbury was Associate Professor of Violin at the University of Memphis where she taught violin and performed with the Ceruti String Quartet, and has been Artist-in-Residence and Co-Artistic Director for the Garth Newel Music Center in Virginia. She has also held positions with the University of California, and Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Waterbury, was a founding member of the Cavani String Quartet for eleven years. It garnered many awards including first prize in the 1989 Walter W. Naumberg Chamber Music, as well as earning prizes at the Banff International, Chicago Discovery, Coleman, and Fischoff competitions. She is an active performer, playing recitals, concerti, and collaborations regularly with friends locally, and on national and international series and festivals. In recent summers, Waterbury taught and/or performed for The Quartet Program, Zeltsman Marimba Festival, the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival (Italy), Deia International Music Festival, (Spain), Tuckamore Festival (Canada), Bennington Music Conference (Vermont), and Garth Newel Music Center (Virginia). Ms. Waterbury earned a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from The Ohio State University School of Music which named her “Distinguished Alumna of 1995.”
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