School of Music
College of Visual & Performing Arts
Assistant Professor of Instrumental Music - Viola, Violin
Room 244, Swope Music Building
M.M. Temple University
B.A. (Music and French), State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton
Carol Briselli is a very active free-lance musician in the Philadelphia area. Currently, she is assistant principal violist with the Opera Company of Philadelphia and also performs with the Orchestra 2001, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic and the Pennsylvania Ballet. She was principal violist of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia until 1997. Ms. Briselli is founding member of the Arioso Quartet, a professional string quartet with frequent engagements in the region.
Past summer festivals include the Spoleto (Charleston, SC and Italy) and Taos (NM) Festivals, and the AIMS Institute at Graz, Austria.
Ms. Briselli studied with Toby Appel, Sol Greitzer (former principal violist of the New York Philharmonic) and Evelyn Jacobs Luise. She also maintains a private studio for both violin and viola students.