JUDITH GLIXON

Cellist
Judith Glixon is a lifelong professional cellist. She is a graduate of Hartt College of Music (now The Hartt School) in Connecticut where she studied with Paul Olefsky and David Wells. She also studied with Aldo Parisot at the Yale School of Music. Her coaches in cello and chamber music have included Carter Brey, Norman Paulu (of the Pro Arte Quartet), members of the Emerson String Quartet, and Phoebe Carrai (Baroque cello).

Ms. Glixon’s musical career has included extensive solo, chamber, and symphonic performances in New York, New England, North Carolina, and Arizona. She was a featured guest soloist in NC, performing cello concertos by Haydn, Saint-Saens, Walton, and Beethoven (the “Triple”), among others. She served as principal cellist for many years with the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and the Brevard Chamber Orchestra, and as a long-time member of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra (South Carlina). Glixon played regularly with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra In Arizona, and in Massachusetts has worked with the Boston Ballet, Springfield Symphony, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Handel & Haydn Society, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, and Lexington Symphony.

As a chamber musician, Glixon has been a founding member of several piano quartets with which she has performed widely, including, in NC, the Cresta Azul Chamber Players and University of North Carolina Asheville's resident piano quartet and, in the Boston area, the New Piano Quartet (in residence for five years at the New School of Music, Cambridge) and Pernambuco Chamber Ensemble.

Ms. Glixon has been teaching cello privately since the age of 16. She has a particular love for playing chamber music (especially Baroque bass lines and anything by Brahms, so she is excited now to be crafting chamber music, some of which features continuo parts.
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