Elizabeth "Liz" Aylor

Violin, Viola, Cello Teacher

Elizabeth “Liz” Aylor

SAA Member


Shalimar, FL
[javascript protected email address]

Liz Aylor holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Heidelberg University and a Master of Arts Degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Liz retired from the Okaloosa County School System in 2010 after teaching 35 years. Through the years she taught Elementary Music and was a String Instructor in Grades 3-12.
Ms. Aylor has been a section Violinist and Violist with the Pensacola Symphony, Pensacola Opera, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast. She was a founding member and Concertmaster of the Okaloosa Symphony Orchestra and Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra.

She has attended several string specialty workshops including:

• International String Workshop in Salzburg, Austria
• Ohio State University School of Music String Teacher Workshop
• Mark Wood Rock Orchestra Camp in Olathe, Kansas

Ms. Aylor was the Music Director and Conductor of the Northwest Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra of NWFSC from 2001-2013, and Sinfonia Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra from 2014-2018.

Ms. Aylor is currently Music Director of the Emerald Coast Symphonic Pops. The ECSP was formed in Fall 2011 to fill the need for an Adult community group of musicians wanting to perform light classics and popular music.

Liz also has a studio in the Playground Music Center of Fort Walton Beach, where she currently teaches 60 students ranging in age from 4 to Adult on Violin, Viola and Cello.