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Lisa Suslowicz

  • Viola

Lisa Suslowicz was a member of the viola faculty at New England Conservatory's Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education from 1993 to 2011.

Suslowicz was born in Chicago and grew up in Miami, Florida.  She began playing the piano at age 6 and picked up the viola for the first time at 9 years old. In 1989, she co-founded the Griffon String Quartet, Grand-Prize Winner of the 1991 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.

Suslowicz has been the principal violist with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra since 1993 and is a frequent substitute violist with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras.

B.M., M.M. New England Conservatory; studies with Abe Skernick (Indiana University) and James Buswell (NEC); participated in the Juilliard Seminar, the Pensacola Chamber Music Festival, and the Bach Aria Festival; founding member of the Griffon String Quartet; Grand Prize winner of the 1991 National Fischoff Chamber Music Competition; performances with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Boston Ballet Orchestra; principal violist, Boston Philharmonic.