Elizabeth Ramos is a professional freelance violinist who specializes in classical, popular, and mariachi music. Formally trained since the age of two, Ms. Ramos attended such prestigious music programs as the Interlochen Arts Academy, Tanglewood Festival, and Aspen Music Festival, before completing her bachelor’s degree in violin performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
In recent years, Elizabeth has performed extensively with the Missouri Symphony, Chamber Project St. Louis, The Kingsbury Ensemble, the Bach Society at Powell Symphony Hall, the Pittsburgh Ballet at the Fox Theater, and has twice premiered new pieces for chamber ensemble with the Sphinx Virtuosi Ensemble at Carnegie Hall. Solo appearances with orchestra include concertos by Tchaikovsky, Wieniawski, Barber, and Lalo in Missouri, Kentucky, and Illinois. Recently, Ms. Ramos performed with famed pop group The Black Eyed Peas, and with international pop icon Stevie Wonder. Elizabeth Ramos is a former faculty member at the Community Music School of Webster University, and East Central College in Union, MO. Ms. Ramos completed a masters degree in violin performance with a Suzuki pedagogy emphasis at The Hartt School of Music in 2018, and holds ABD status in a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Violin Performance at Florida State University.
Raised in a large Mexican family, Elizabeth grew up playing mariachi music, in addition to the more traditional classical repertoire, and has played with several mariachi groups throughout the United States.