Conductor of Philadelphia Sinfonia Strings (PSS)
Beth Dzwil, director and principal violist of Fairmount Strings, 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, serves as conductor of the Pennsylvania Youth Orchestra’s Petite Ensemble, and teaches violin and viola at Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
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 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. She is currently working with the Fairmount String Quartet on an album of classical music by women composers. Their first album of pop music “Spoken with Strings” can be heard on all major streaming platforms.