Elizabeth Reid, violist, is in high demand as a musician in Vermont. Her playing has been described as having a “deep and expressive sound” and a “natural musicality.” (Times Argus). Ms. Reid has a strong interest in contemporary music and has been involved in various premieres of works in Canada and the US. Recently she performed a solo viola show at ArtsRiot in Burlington, Vermont, including electronic works of American, Canadian, and Finnish composers. Ms. Reid studied improvisation and chamber music at the Time of Music Festival in Viitasaari, Finland in July. She will appear as soloist with the Burlington Civic Symphony in Vermont next March, performing Martinu’s Rhapsody-Concerto. A native of Canada, Ms. Reid studied viola performance with Lorand Fenyves, Ralph Aldrich, and Rennie Regehr. She has played principal viola in the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Banff Opera Orchestra. Locally Ms. Reid is principal violist of the Middlebury Opera Orchestra, as well as playing with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, TURNMusic, Burlington Chamber Orchestra, ARIOSO, and the Northern Third Piano Quartet.