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About Elizabeth Monacelli
Elizabeth Monacelli, began her violin studies at age 2 with her father, violinist and violin maker, Vincenzo Monacelli.
Ms. Monacelli continued her musical education at the Longy School of Music, New England Conservatory and The Juilliard School.
The world-renowned Portuguese conductor Alvaro Cassuto discovered the young violinist, and at age 13, Ms. Monacelli catapulted her professional music career.
Ms. Monacelli has won numerous national violin competitions including, Grand Prize in the Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Artists Competition, Grand Prize in the Boston Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition and 1st runner-up in the National Federation of Music Clubs Collegiate Artists Competition.
In addition to performing classical music, Ms. Monacelli has performed and toured with such musical celebrities as Natalie Cole, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis, Moody Blues, Gloria Loring, Barry White, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Michael Feinstein, Shirley Jones, Ray Charles, and Sting.
Ms. Monacelli has taught string orchestra, chamber music, group violin classes and private lessons at the Music School Inc., Southeastern Music Festival and the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa).
In 2010, Ms. Monacelli founded the Fallbrook Chamber Orchestra, which she is also music director.
Ms. Monacelli currently teaches strings at the Rock Rose School, Willow Tree School and the Temecula Valley Youth Orchestra.