Stacia Spencer is a senior lecturer in string pedagogy at the Bienen School of Music and string coordinator for the Academy. She also teaches violin, viola and chamber music in Northwestern's National High School Music Institute. Prior to moving to the Chicago area, Spencer taught at Indiana University School of Music as an assistant professor of music, where she taught seminars in violin and viola pedagogy and was the assistant to Mimi Zweig for the Young Violinist Program. Spencer has played professionally in symphony orchestras and chamber music groups, and has a special interest in contemporary music, working with composers and performing their new pieces. Currently, Spencer is a violist and singer in Jon Eaton's Pocket Opera Company. She received her bachelors and masters degrees in viola from Indiana University School of Music, where she studied with Mimi Zweig, Kim Kashkashian, and George Janzer.
Northwestern University School of Music & Music Academy