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Sterling Masterclass #1 with Aundrey Mitchell

October 26th, 2017, 6-8PM at Field Hall at the Mary Louise Curtis branch of Settlement Music School

Aundrey Mitchell, viola, has taught at Moravian College, Westminster Choir College, Pennsylvania Academy of the Music, and Eastern Music Festival.  She has also been a Teaching Artist for Young Audiences, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. In addition to teaching, Dr. Mitchell maintains an active performing career. She has performed extensively throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player with performances at classic venues ranging from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, to Broadway, Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall, to the Mariinsky Theater and Tchaikovsky Hall in Russia. As a member of the Philadelphia Virtuosi she toured South America, Mexico, Serbia, and Russia. As soloist, she has appeared with the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, and the Antara Ensemble. An avid chamber musician, she has performed in Canada, France, and Italy and participated in numerous festivals including the Taos School of Music and the L'École d'Arts Americaines at Fontainebleau, France. Ms. Mitchell received BM and MM degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music studies with Lucien Joel, completed post graduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music with Karen Ritscher, and earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University studying with Michael Tree.  Dr. Mitchell joins TCNJ Music Department’s string faculty in the Fall 2017.  Additionally, she is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at the City University of New York (CUNY) - Borough of Manhattan Community College and teaches at the Bloomingdale School of Music in New York City. She spends her summers teaching at the Kinhaven Music School in Vermont.


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Eight year old bassist Spencer Chambers was featured October 3rd on Are You Kidding Me? Watch the segment here: