Violinist Elizabeth Kilpatrick is currently attending the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas Austin. She studies Violin Performance with Daniel Ching of the Miró Quartet and chamber music with the Miró Quartet and faculty of the Butler School of Music. She has performed recitals throughout the United States and appeared as a soloist with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra and the Skidmore Chamber Orchestra in Upstate NY.
Elizabeth is an alumnus of the Luzerne, Bowdoin, Manchester, and MeadowMount music festivals. She has spent summers working with Ayano Ninomiya, Frank Huang, and Gerardo Ribiero. In addition she has received chamber coachings from the American String Quartet, the Ying Quartet, the Talich Quartet, and Ensemble ACJW. She has performed in masterclasses with Kathleen Winkler, Frank Huang, and Gerardo Ribiero and her former teachers include Michael Emery and Joana Genova Rudiakov. Elizabeth is currently on faculty at the Eastside Music School in Austin and the Austin Chamber Music Center’s Young Artists Academy. She also regularly subs for the Round Rock Symphony and gigs in the Austin area. She is the founder and coordinator of a monthly solo performance series, the Butler School Collage Series, at the Butler School of Music. Elizabeth is a former member of the first violin sections of the Glens Falls and Schenectady Symphony Orchestras, former violin faculty for the Michael Rudiakov Music Academy in Manchester, VT where she co-founded the Suzuki violin program, and was a active performer in the Capital Region of Upstate NY before moving to Austin, TX. Elizabeth works for Wag! dog walkers in her spare time and works as a counselor/RA during the summers at the music festivals she attends.