Carol Redfield Vizzini
Carol Redfield Vizzini, cellist, has been active as a chamber musician, orchestral musician and teacher since 1970. A graduate, magna cum laude, of the Philadelphia Musical Academy (now called University of the Arts) with a Bachelor of Music, she has performed in many venues in New York City, including Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall. As a member of the Delbarton Baroque Ensemble she has performed in London, England; and, as a member of the Princeton Chamber Symphony, in Amman, Jordan and Cairo, Egypt. Her principal teachers were Elsa Hilger and George Ricci. She has attended master classes given by Janos Starker and participated in a master class given by Orlando Cole. She has taught at the Delbarton School, The Lawrenceville School, and The Hun School; and has coached for the Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra and The New Jersey Youth Symphony.
A proponent of contemporary music since her college days in Philadelphia, Ms. Vizzini put together a CD of pieces written for, or dedicated to her, entitled, "Joy, Life as Music," which is available from the author. She has been honored by inclusion in several of the Marquis Who's Who publications. She has been a member of the Westminster Conservatory of Music artist faculty since 1987, and head of the string department since 1992.