photo by Al Groft

photo by Al Groft

Priscilla Conrad Auer began violin study at age 9 in Englewood, NJ and continued at the New School of Music in center city Philadelphia with violin pedagogues Margaret Higham and Mi Young Park.  Additional teachers include Ann Rylands (Muhlenberg College), David Boltz and Donald Freed (Susquehanna University).

Awarded a four-year scholarship to serve as first violinist of the Susquehanna University Scholarship Quartet, Priscilla led the ensemble in performances throughout the region.  She continued her education at the American Institute of Musical Studies (Graz, Austria) where she was selected for admission through competitive audition.

An active free-lance violinist and former member of the Harrisburg Symphony, Priscilla plays in orchestras and choral societies throughout central Pennsylvania.  As an avid chamber musician, Priscilla founded the Valley String Quartet to provide music for a wide variety of special events.

Priscilla's successful violin/viola studio is located in the scenic hills of rural Port Trevorton, PA where the beauty of nature is a constant inspiration.