Violist and composer, Lauren Siess, has enjoyed a varied musical career, beginning her musical life studying jazz/classical guitar and violin at a young age. She has taught masterclasses and led conducting workshops in Israel, on the Navajo Reservation in NM, NYC, and Portland, OR. She also has participated in numerous ensembles including the Portland Chamber Orchestra, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Oregon Sinfonietta, and Juilliard Orchestra. Lauren graduated with her bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School as a student of Carol Rodland, and a proud recipient of a Kovner Fellowship. She is currently a Teaching Artist with Bronx Arts Ensemble.
Major Viola, Chamber Ensemble