Trisha Berquist

Violin, Viola Teacher, Administrator

Trisha Berquist

SAA Member


Charlevoix, MI
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Trisha is the Assistant Director of the Dorothy Gerber Strings Program, and is the violist for The Cummings Quartet. She has performed throughout the midsouth, including the Capstone String Quartet, Mobile Symphony Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and principal violist of the Starkville Symphony. Trisha received her B.M. and M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Memphis where she studied with Lenny Schranze and Tim Shiu. She has studied and participated in masterclasses with Heidi Castleman, Roger Chase, and Erika Eckert. Since 2003 she has been giving lessons to children age 4 to adults. During the summers she has taught at the esteemed Interlochen Arts Camp in Interlochen, MI which offers arts programs for ages 3-12. She completed her long term Suzuki training at the University of Memphis with Libby Armour, and she continues to participate in Suzuki institutes during the summer. Currently, Miss Berquist is a Doctorate of Musical Arts candidate at the University of Alabama.