Violinist Lauren Pulcipher is focused on bringing her collaborative spirit into her performances and her teaching studio.
Lauren enjoys a career that involves both teaching and performing. As a teacher, Lauren has received training in both the Suzuki Method and Mimi Zweig String Pedagogy. Lauren is currently a member of the Ann Arbor Suzuki Institute and maintains a studio out of her home in Ann Arbor. She is also on faculty at the Superior String Alliance summer music camp based in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This year, Lauren participated in Youth Volume's Growing Equitable Music Studios course
As a performer, she can be found playing with various groups throughout the midwest region. She is currently performing most frequently with the Tuuli Quartet of the Superior String Alliance, a group of midwest-based musicians who perform throughout the Upper Peninsula and visit schools to give master classes and educational concerts. In addition, Lauren has been in residence at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute and at Tufts University with the Michigan based Khemia Ensemble.
Lauren also performs regularly with symphony orchestras such as the Lansing and Jackson Symphonies. She has served as Concertmaster of the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic, and has also attended the Chautauqua Institution and the Castleman Quartet Program.
Lauren holds a Bachelor of Music from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and two Masters Degrees from the University of Michigan in Violin Performance and Chamber Music. Her principal teachers have included Samantha George, Aaron Berofsky and Hal Grossman.