Beth Dzwil

Conductor of Philadelphia Sinfonia Strings (PSS)

Beth Dzwil has been teaching violin, viola and chamber music for over thirty years. She is an Adjunct Professor of Upper Strings at the Community College of Philadelphia, directs The Haverford School’s Lower School String Ensemble, and has served as conductor of the Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra’s Petite Ensemble. She is a seasoned chamber musician, performing for over thirty years with the Fairmount String Quartet and for fifteen years with the Elysian Camerata. She served as principal violist of the Pottstown Symphony for over twenty years and has been a featured soloist with several Philadelphia area ensembles. In addition to her classical work, she has performed internationally and recorded six critically acclaimed jazz albums with the Tyrone Brown String Sextet, earning her the status of voting member in the Grammy organization. You can hear her perform with the Fairmount String Quartet at many Philadelphia area venues including the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields where they are the resident ensemble, or on one of their albums that are available on all major streaming platforms. Her most recent releases with the Fairmount String Quartet are “Unleashed,” music by women composers (Feb. 2023); “Nodus Tollens,” a work by Addison Rider (Nov. 2023); and “StringFlo,” music for yoga and meditation by Ellen Fishman (Dec. 2023).