Administration

BM, USC Thornton School of Music

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Elizabeth Pitcairn has earned a stunning reputation as one of America’s most beloved violin soloists. She concertized with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music, made her New York debut at Alice Tully Hall with the New York String Orchestra, and has since performed in halls across the world.

 

Ms. Pitcairn performs with one of the world’s most legendary instruments, the Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius of 1720. A gift from her grandfather in 1990, it was named the ‘Red Stradivarius violin’ while in possession of Joseph Joachim, and is said to have inspired the Academy Award–winning film The Red Violin.

 

Named Luzerne Music Center’s Artistic Director in 2011 and President in 2012, Ms. Pitcairn remains deeply passionate about youth and music education. She is formerly a member of the distinguished faculties at the Colburn School and USC’s Thornton School of Music. Ms. Pitcairn performs regularly around the globe as soloist and an ambassador to LMC. On tour, she makes time for school visits and leads master classes for aspiring music students. For tour dates and more information, visit her website at: www.elizabethpitcairn.com

BM, Ithaca College

MM, DePaul University

DMA, Eastman School of Music, ABD

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Emily Dobmeier is an active clarinetist and educator, currently serving as Principal Clarinetist of the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and pursuing her doctoral degree in Clarinet Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music. Combining her love for music and the outdoors, along with numerous year of camp leadership experience, Emily excitedly joined the Luzerne Music Center staff in 2017.

In Rochester, NY, Emily serves as a Teaching Assistant for the Eastman School’s Department of Teaching and Learning. She maintains a private studio of middle school and high school students, as well as collegiate students enrolled at Eastman and the University of Rochester. Her work with youth extends to the public schools, having served as a Woodwind Teaching Fellow for the DePaul Community Music Division in conjunction with the Chicago Public School System. As a clarinetist, Emily has attended the Madeline Island Chamber Music Camp in La Pointe, Wisconsin, performed with the Oistrakh Symphony in Chicago, and participated in numerous theater company pit orchestras and chamber ensembles in Chicago and the Central New York region.

BM, SUNY Fredonia

MA, McGill University, in progress

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Emily Brown is pursuing her masters degree in Musicology at McGill University, where she serves as a research assistant to Dr. Steven Huebner. Having lived and researched in Spain, Emily studies nationalism in Iberian music of the 19th and 20th centuries. Joining the staff in 2017, Emily is excited by the Luzerne Music Center’s internationally diverse community and the chance to be back in the Adirondacks.

 

Emily has recently graduated from the State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelor's of Music Degree in Music Education and a Bachelor's of Music Degree in Flute Performance. Emily graduated Summa Cum Laude in her class and was awarded the Pi Kappa Lambda award, which went to the graduating music student from Fredonia with the highest GPA. As an educator, Emily has taught students both in public schools and private students and is passionate about promoting universal access to music education.

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Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

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