Associate Professor of Viola/Violin/Chamber Music
Building 37, Room 101
University of Oregon
Wichita State University
Southern Methodist University
Schwandt is an Assistant Professor of Viola at Northern Arizona University. She
is Principal violist with the Flagstaff Symphony, and is an active member of
the NAU Faculty Chamber Music Series.
Dr. Schwandt is the President of the Arizona Chapter of the American Viola
Society. She is an active clinician and performer and has taught at music camps
and master classes in Arizona, Oregon, Oklahoma, Colorado, and South Dakota.
2007 she performed Mozart’s Sinfonie Concertante with the Newport Symphony
Orchestra in Newport, Oregon. Dr. Schwandt has been a violist in the Eugene
Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and Wichita Symphony; assistant principal
viola in the Spoleto USA and Italy Festival Orchestras, and Principal viola of
The Classic Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria.
Additionally, Dr. Schwandt has participated in
the Oregon Festival of American Music, the Ernst Bloch Music Festival, Aspen
Music Festival, Chamber Music at the Barn in Wichita, Kansas, National
Repertory Orchestra, and The Lyric Theatre in Oklahoma City. She has studied
viola with Leslie Straka, William Magers, Ellen Rose, Catherine Consiglio, Eiji
Ikeda and Yitzak Schotten.