Aundrey Mitchell, viola
Aundrey Mitchell is adjunct Professor of Viola at The College of New Jersey and adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at City University of New York. Her summer residency is at the Kinhaven Music School in Vermont. She has taught at the Bloomingdale School of Music, Moravian College, Westminster Choir College, Pennsylvania Academy of Music, and Eastern Music Festival. Dr. Mitchell is a skilled and experienced clinician giving adult learner/creative aging workshops, chamber music coaching, masterclasses, and studio instruction for students of all ages and levels. As an academic, she teaches string methods pedagogy, music history, fundamentals of music, and chamber music literature courses. Aundrey has performed throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player with appearances at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Bargemusic, Kimmel Center, National Gallery of Art, Mariinski Theater, and Tchaikovsky Hall. Ms. Mitchell has appeared as soloist with the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, Harlem Symphony, and the Antara Ensemble and has given recitals in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, the US Virgin Islands, France, and Italy. As a member of the Philadelphia Virtuosi she toured the U.S., South America, Mexico, Serbia, and Russia and has participated in the Gateways Festival, Eastern Music Festival, Novi Sad, SummerFest music festivals.
Dr. Mitchell received undergraduate and graduate degrees in viola performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, completed post graduate studies at the Manhattan School of Music, and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rutgers University. She is also an alumnus of the Taos School of Music and L’Ecole d’Arts Americaine at Fontainebleau (France). Her principal teachers were Lucien Joel, Karen Ritscher, and Michael Tree.