Susan Freier

I am a performing violinist/violist with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Co-Artistic Director of the Ives Collective and Principal violist of the Mendocino Music Festival. I have also coached at the SoCal Chamber Music Workshop for many years. Having graduated from Stanford, I was thrilled to return to serve on the faculty of Stanford University where I was violinist of the Stanford String Quartet. My students have ranged from school age children to adults ever since I returned to the Bay Area.

37.4530553, -122.1178261

Palo Alto , CA (94303)

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Susan Freier
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Faculty - University of Indiana, South Bend - Associate Professor 

Faculty - Stanford University- Senior Lecturer in violin and chamber music

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Stanford University- B.A. in Music; B.S. in Biology; M.A in Music

Eastman School of Music - M.M. In Music; winner of The Cleveland Quartet competition with the Chester String Quartet. The Chester went on to win numerous international competitions.

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My teaching is based on my training with Dorothy Delay, the members of the Cleveland Quartet, David Abel, Stuart Canin, and Jenny Rudin.