Susan Waterbury

 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.”