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Zoë Auerbach

CHIME Director

Zoë Auerbach has enjoyed a varied and full career as a violinist/violist, teacher, and arts administrator. She completed undergraduate work in violin and viola performance, string pedagogy and philosophy, and earned her MA in philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, where her work focused on exploring the philosophical and ethical considerations at the nexus of epistemology, sociology, and policy, as pertains to paradigms of education. Zoë has performed throughout the US, South America, and Canada with many groups, including The Orchestra of Northern New York, Orquesta Sinfónica de Santo Domingo, and The West Side Chamber Orchestra of NYC, and, most recently, for many shows at The Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck. A dedicated and passionate teacher, Zoë completed her Suzuki teacher training at The School for Strings in NYC. She maintains a large violin and viola studio in Tivoli, NY, and is the founding executive director of Harmony Project Hudson, a tuition-free music program aimed at helping young people in Hudson, NY reach their fullest potential as individuals and citizens through the powerful connections forged in the study of music.