Director of the Strings Program
Perri Morris studied cello with Lawrence Lesser, Ronald Feldman, and Aldo Parisot. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, a master’s degree in Music Performance from U-Mass Amherst and a B.A. in English from Mount Holyoke College. She has participated in music festivals at Tanglewood, Spoleto Festival of the Two Worlds, and The Waterloo Music Festival, Gerard Scwartz, dir. Ms. Morris has been a member of the faculties at Mount Holyoke College, West Texas A&M, Keene State College and Westfield State College. She served as Assistant Principal Cello of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, in Massachusetts, for 19 years. A resident of Bennington, Vermont, Ms. Morris performs with the Vermont, Springfield and Berkshire Symphonies and the Burlington Chamber Orchestra. In addition to her role as director of the strings program at the Village School of North Bennington, Ms. Morris also has private teaching studios in Bennington and Williamstown, Mass. Her students range in age from five to 70.
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