As a former French hornist Liz’s area of expertise is in orchestral operations and artistic management. She chose to pursue a Master’s degree in Arts Management (MAM) from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), in order to better serve the classical music industry. With observations from her experience in administration and research opportunities at CMU, Liz wrote several articles on how the arts can implement user experience design and data visualization more effectively. She strives to bring a technology-learning mindset to orchestras, opening the doors to innovation.
Before graduating in 2018, Liz was the Chief Research Editor for AMT Lab under a one-year fellowship through the MAM program. Before attending CMU, Liz studied French horn performance at Ithaca College in upstate New York. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Music in 2011. A Boston native, Liz has worked in administration for the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Boston Ballet. She also taught French horn in an after-school program and performed with orchestras in central Massachusetts. During her time at CMU, she interned with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Aspen Music Festival and School.