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DIANE KENNEDY WEISBERG

Viola

BIOGRAPHY

A member of the Atlantic Classical Orchestra as well as the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra, and the Boca Raton Symphonia, Diane Kennedy Weisberg also teaches viola at Florida Atlantic University and maintains a large private studio of viola and violin students. In addition, she works with the violas at the A. W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, and is a frequent adjudicator for the Florida Federation of Music. Dr. Weisberg is also a faculty member of the New England Music Camp, located in Sidney, Maine. She also played in Ensemble 21, a new music group conducted by her late husband, Arthur Weisberg. Ms. Weisberg attended the University of California at Berkeley, where she worked with Felix Khuner, one of the founding members of the Kolisch Quartet. She was a member of the Honors Graduate String Quartet at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, which was coached by the members of the Fine Arts Quartet. Her teacher there was Bernard Zaslav. After private studies with Karen Tuttle in Philadelphia, she attended the Yale School of Music where she received the Masters in Viola performance as a student of Raphael Hillyer, one of the original members of the Julliard Quartet. She received the Doctor of Musical Arts in Viola Performance from Arizona State University, where she was a student of William Magers.