Ingrid Koller is a freelance violist, violin and viola instructor, and composer in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. She has played in numerous ensembles and orchestras and has been a member of the Lake String Quartet for over 30 years. Nationally recognized artists for whom Ingrid has played include Roy Clark, Michael Card, and Fernando Ortega. For 19 years, Ingrid was a co-director of the Early Bird String Academy, a before-school orchestra program in North Saint Paul, Minnesota. Inspired by her students, she writes engaging and imaginative pieces for string orchestra and small ensembles.
Ingrid studied with John Tartaglia at the University of Minnesota where she obtained a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance. Ingrid is a member of the Viola Society of America, American String Teacher’s Association, American Composer’s Forum, and ASCAP. Published works: Adeste Fiddles, LudwigMasters Publications, Five Duets for Two Violas, Five Duets for Two Violins, and Five Duets for Violin and Viola, Latham Music, Ltd/ LudwigMasters Publications, Hello Cellos, LudwigMasters Publications, Haunted Halloween Dances, Tempo Press, The Picnic-Watch Out for the B’s, Tempo Press, Arco Polo, LudwigMasters Publications and Shake, Shake, Shake, LudwigMasters Publications.
To learn more or to contact Ingrid, visit her website at ingridkoller.com.