Abigail Dreher

Viola, Violin, Piano Teacher, Organization

Abigail Dreher

SAA Member


Woody Creek, CO
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Abigail Dreher is a classically trained violist, violinist and pianist in Aspen, CO. She studied with Dr. Katherine Lewis and received her BM and BME from Illinois State University, and her MM in viola performance under Professor Erika Eckert and Geraldine Walther, at the University of Colorado Boulder, as well as studying at Lynn Conservatory under Ralph Fielding. Miss Dreher has attended the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Aspen Summer Music Festival and Banff Centre Evolution Quartet Programs where she worked and collaborated with the Eybler, JACK and Parker quartets. She has presented research and lecture recitals for the American String Teacher Association Conference and the American Viola Society Festival in L.A. She has held principal and section positions with the Boulder Symphony and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Palm Beach Symphony and subs with the Boulder Philharmonic. Miss Dreher is also an avid chamber musician and was a founding member of the Hexum Quartet, as well as collaborating with jazz musicians in Miami, performing with local fiddle group in Illinois and playing electric violin with Ignite Entertainment in Denver. She enjoys teaching and helped direct and lead the Nationally Awarded Illinois State University String Project and ASTA Chapter. Miss Dreher previously lead an excerpts course at the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, and coached chamber music as adjunct faculty at the North Broward Preparatory Juilliard Prep Program, as well as the University of Colorado Boulder. Miss Dreher currently works for Aspen Music Festival and Bravo! Vail, teaching in their strings programs and performing at community events, as well as running her own private studio in Snowmass Village. She has received her Every Child Can Training and will be getting her Suzuki Book 1 Training with Pat D’Ercole this summer.