Carol Cubberley - Violinist
Carol Cubberley is a freelance violinist based in Boston, Massachusetts. A long time lover of chamber music, Carol was a founding member of the Sumner Quartet and performs with local ensembles such as Symphony Nova, Boston Chamber Orchestra, and Grand Harmonie. She performs regularly with her duo partner, violist Lisa Sailer, and in 2018 they were selected as a fellowship ensemble at Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music. This was Carol’s second time playing in a fellowship ensemble at Apple Hill where she has spent many summers as a participant and teaching assistant. She received her BM from Oberlin Conservatory and her MM from Boston Conservatory and her primary teachers include Sharan Leventhal, Gregory Fulkerson, Janet Orenstein, and Lenny Matczynski. Carol became interested in music by women composers when studying for her Masters in violin performance and decided to play music only composed by women composers for her Masters recital. Since then, she has played solo recitals featuring music by women composers at Brandeis University and other venues in and around Boston. She is also passionate about teaching and was selected as a fellow for the Massachusetts Cultural Councils’ Music Educator and Teaching Artist fellowship. She is faculty at the Chestnut Hill School and Conservatory at Highlands where she teaches private and group violin lessons.
Hannah Ross - Violist
Violist Hannah Ross is a freelance musician, teacher, and collaborator in New England. After earning a BM and MM in viola performance from The Juilliard School, Hannah moved to Providence where she has lived and worked for the past five years.
Hannah started her Rhode Island life as a fellow at Community MusicWorks. In 2016, Hannah completed her two-year fellowship and spent an additional third year as an Associate Resident Musician working with CMW’s Daily Orchestra Program.
Currently, Hannah is on faculty at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School where she teaches violin and viola. Through the RIPMS she also teaches for Victoria’s Dream Project, an after-school strings program meeting three days a week at an elementary school in Pawtucket, RI. Hannah regularly performs with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra as assistant principal violist and is a substitute player in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cape Symphony, and the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. In Summer 2019, Hannah joined the faculty at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music in Nelson, NH.
In the fall of 2019, Hannah has engagements as a guest musician with the Newport String Project and the Island Moving Company, and as a substitute player with the Kansas City Symphony.
In her spare time, Hannah enjoys playing with her cat Mona, and listening to podcasts.