Cynthia K. Black

Cynthia K. Black leads a diverse career performing as a baroque violinist and violist across the country with ensembles like the American Bach Soloists, Apollo’s Fire, Les Délices, and the Washington Bach Consort. She loves playing music from all time periods from Medieval through the Romantic era and especially enjoys the intimacy of chamber music. She recently completed a D.M.A. at Case Western Reserve University in Historical Performance Practice as a student of Julie Andrijeski and holds modern viola degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music in the studios of Lynne Ramsey and Robert Vernon where she also studied Suzuki pedagogy with Kimberly Meier-Sims.

37.8680576, -122.2852374

Berkeley, CA (94702)

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Music Styles:
Baroque, Early Music, Classical
Instrument/Voice Types Taught:
Modern viola, Baroque violin/viola
Happy to work with all ages

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (Doctor of Musical Arts, 2016),
Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, Ohio (Master of Music/Bachelor of Music, 2012/2010),

former teachers include Robert Vernon, Lynne Ramsey, Julie Andrijeski

Years Teaching:
Lesson Rate:
$60 per hour, sliding scale if necessary
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