Ms. Georgina McKay Lodge
Violin, Viola Teacher
Georgina McKay Lodge, B.M. Eastman School of Music; M.M. Boston University School of Music. Georgina has studied viola performance with several of the best viola pedagogues and performers in the country, including Michelle LaCourse, Carol Rodland, and Peter Slowik. She has played under conductors Kurt Masur, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Gaffigan, James Feddeck, Neil Varon, and David Hoose. Suzuki violin teacher training with Carol Sykes and James Hutchins. Georgina has spent time at various summer music festivals, such as California Summer Music, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Heifetz International Music Institute, Credo Chamber Music, Milan Vitek’s International Masterclass in the Czech Republic, Elizabeth Wallfisch’s Masterclass in Italy, Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, and the Hartt Suzuki Institute. After winning the award for best Bach two years in a row at the Ohio Viola Society Competition, Georgina began to research the interpretation of baroque music more thoroughly, and now performs actively on the baroque viola. She is regularly engaged by Grand Harmonie, a chamber orchestra devoted to the interpretation of classical and early romantic repertoire. Georgina is on faculty at the Suzuki School of Newton and the Dana Hall School of Music in Wellesley, MA.