Violin and Viola—1959-60 New England Conservatory, Boston, MA; 1960-64 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; 1982-84 Johnson State College, Johnson, VT; 1987-2004 Raphael Trio Chamber Music Seminar, Adamant, VT; 1996-1999 Glassboro Chamber Music Seminar, Glassboro, NJ; 2005-2007 Lake Placid Chamber Music Seminar, Lake Placid, NY; 2001-2006 Private Violin Study, UVM, Burlington, VT; 2010-Present-Francoise Henkins, Kontras Quartet-Violin; 2011-Present-Jean Hatmaker, Kontras Quartet-Cello. Harwood Union High School, Instrumental, 7-12, 1975-1978; Twinfield Union, General Music, Chorus, Instrumental, K-12, 1978-1983; Montpelier Public Schools, General Music, Theatre, Chorus, Instrumental, 4-12, 1983-2007. Built a string program in grades 4-8, as well as beginning band. Hickory Day School-2012-string program teacher. Played in the Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra for 25 years—first violin, assistant concertmaster, Principal 2nd, and Principal Viola. Performed with the Gabriel Piano Trio and served as substitute for several string quartets. First violin in the Borealis String Quartet for 22 years. First violin in the Montpelier Chamber Orchestra for two years. Music Director for “Oklahoma,” “Damn Yankees,” “Into the Woods” and “The King and I.” Pit work for many more musicals, mostly done by the Barre Players. Violin and viola with the Western Piedmont Symphony from 2007 to present. Violin for many theater productions at Hickory Theater and The Green Room.
Diana is a priceless addition to Hickory Arts and is available for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced lessons in Violin or Viola.