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Dorothy Couper graduated from New England Conservatory and Tufts University with a dual degree in Viola Performance and English Literature. Also, she received a Graduate Performance Diploma in Viola Performance from Peabody Conservatory. She has studied most recently in Berlin with Felix Schwartz, the principal violist of the Staatskappelle Berlin, and has also studied with Mark Lakirovich and Kim Kashkashian. She has performed with the Lancaster Symphony, the Annapolis Symphony, the Boston Philharmonic, and the Atlantic Symphony, among others. Dorothy also works as a freelance musician in the Baltimore area.
Megan (Meg) Jones began her violin studies at the age of seven with Irina Briskin and later with John Merrill. While at Towson High School, Meg participated in the Baltimore Symphony Side by Side Orchestra program for four years, All County Honors Orchestra and Maryland All State Orchestra. Meg received an Honorable Mention in the 2010 Maryland Distinguished Scholars competition and won the 2010 National High School Orchestra Award. She was awarded a violin Fellowship at UMBC where she studied with Dr. Christian Tremblay and Dr. Airi Yoshioka, as well as performing in the UMBC Symphony Orchestra, chamber music program and solo recitals. Meg is currently pursuing a degree in violin performance with a minor in psychology at UMBC. Meg’s teaching philosophy centers around technique, tone and musicality while fostering a positive and fun atmosphere!