Mrs. Muriel Kerr

Cello Teacher, Parent

Muriel Kerr

SAA Member


Greenville, TX
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Suzuki Parent and Artist Teacher, Muriel Kerr, started on Suzuki cello at age 4.
She has performed with string ensembles worldwide, most notably Carnegie Hall, Avery Fischer Hall, Lincoln Center, Steinway Hall Gallery, The National Theatre and Concert Hall in Taipei Taiwan, Saga City Cultural Hall in Japan, Merkin Hall, Symphony Space, Powell Symphony Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall, Uncommon Ground (Chicago) among other wonderful venues.  Her major teachers include Orion String Quartet Cellist, Timothy Eddy, and U. S. Presidential Scholar Teacher Recognition Award recipient, Professor Hans Jorgen Jensen. Muriel has taught cello privately for over 20 years, and holds a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Music Performance from Mannes College of Music and Northwestern University respectively. She has played with Chicago Symphony’s Civic Orchestra, Burlington Vermont’s former professional string ensemble ME2/strings, Orchestra of Northern New York in Potsdam, Glens Falls Symphony. Muriel Kerr has recorded with artists outside the classical genre; Team Tomato, George Vala, Relax Your Ears, American Music Theatre Project and The Dent. She has performed in Master Classes for The Eroica Trio, The Orion Quartet, The Elements Quartet, Colin Carr, Arnold Steinhardt, Ronald Leonard, Tanya Carey, Eleonora Schoenfeld, Truls Mork and Janos Starker. Muriel has performed under the Baton of JoAnn Faletta, James DePreist, Kurt Masur, Leonard Slatkin, Bernard Haitnk among other world renowned Music Directors.   
Muriel is the Suzuki Cello Instructor for Greenville Independent School District’s Suzuki Strings Program. When Muriel can spare a minute away from motherhood and teaching full time, she has enjoyed performing in the cello sections of The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Arlington and Garland Symphony Orchestra.