Laura Albers

Laura Albers is the Associate Concertmaster of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and the violinist for the Albers Trio, a string trio with sisters Julie and Rebecca. Laura was raised with the Suzuki method, first studying with her mom, Ellie LeRoux then with James Maurer at the University of Denver. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, where she studied with Donald Weilerstein and Ronald Copes. In Cleveland, she worked extensively with the Cavani Quartet and Peter Salaff in the Intensive Quartet Seminar, and as an assistant music therapist in the Cleveland University Hospitals. In NYC, she performed with the Wild Ginger Philharmonic and taught Suzuki violin at the Diller-Quaile School of Music. She spent several summers performing in the mansions of Newport, RI with the Newport Music Festival and now returns to her native Colorado yearly, where she appears as a featured artist in the Strings Music Festival. Ms. Albers has been featured on the Bayerischer Rundfunk in Munich with cellist Julie Albers and Israeli National Radio with pianist Batia Murvitz. She spends the Opera’s off-season traveling, baking with her two sons, and racing as an age group triathlete.

Why We Do It

November 15, 2019 by Laura Albers

“Practice only on the days you eat.” – Dr. Shinichi Suzuki A few years back when my son Aviv was four, he said to me, “Mommy, Dr. Suzuki says you only need to practice on the days you eat. And today… Read more ▶

Sisters Splendid in Mind and Heart

Sisters: Splendid in Mind and Heart


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