Mary Sorlie

Mary Sorlie
Mary Sorlie

Philharmonia East & West Conductor

mary@gtcys.org

As a studio teacher, Ms. Sorlie enjoys teaching violin to students of all ages and abilities. A GTCYS alumna, Ms. Sorlie was awarded the 2011 MNSOTA Master Teacher: Studio Award. She received a Bachelor and Master of Music in violin performance from the University of Minnesota, with additional study at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and at the Oberlin and Brussels Conservatories. Her violin teachers have included Mary West, Lea Foli, Stephen Clapp and Marilyn McDonald. Widely active as a free-lance violinist, Ms. Sorlie has played with the Lexington Symphony, Minnesota Opera, Minneapolis Chamber Symphony, Lyra Concert, and Minnesota Sinfonia. Ms. Sorlie is a frequent guest conductor and string clinician in the Midwest. She currently is a member of WolfGang, a sextet which performs music of the 18th century. She resides in St. Paul with her husband Chuck and wonder dog, Lacie.

Get the Backstage Experience!

Be our guest! Treat the family to a special night out to learn more about what you can expect from GTCYS.

Learn More