Miyoko Grine-Fisher

Miyoko Grine-Fisher, cello, has been teaching cello for over ten years, and has been a member of the Lawrence Academy of Music faculty since 2003. In addition to her private studio teaching, Ms. Grine-Fisher is the director of the Academy's Chamber Music Odyssey camp, and teaches string pedagogy at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music.

Ms. Grine-Fisher is currently the assistant principal cellist and managing director of the Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra. She is also a sponsored chair recipient in the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Grine-Fisher graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.M. in cello performance and a B.A. in east asian studies from Oberlin College and Conservatory. While attending Oberlin, she studied with Peter Rejto. Ms. Grine-Fisher obtained her masters degree in cello performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the instruction of Jean-Michel Fonteneau. While attending SFCM, she was a faculty member of the conservatory's outreach program and helped develop a new after-school strings program for inner city schools.

Ms. Grine-Fisher was a scholarship recipient numerous summers at the Meadowmount School of Music (1991, 1993) and the Aspen Music Festival (1994-1998). During recent summers, Ms. Grine-Fisher was a faculty member for Arts Education for Children Group in Maui and Lakeside Strings Association in Michigan.

As both a solo and chamber musician, Ms. Grine-Fisher has been invited to perform in master classes for Steven Isserlis, Stephen Doane, Tanya Carey, Janet Anthony, Bonnie Hampton, Anthony Elliott, Gilbert Kalish, Menahem Pressler and Mark Sokol.

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