Virginia Weckstrom is Artist Teacher of Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music at the Shepherd School and artist in residence at the Glenn Gould School. She is also a member of the artist faculty at the Aspen Music Festival. Previously, Ms. Weckstrom taught collaborative piano and chamber music at the Cleveland Institute of Music and was director of Chamber Music at the Residential College of the University of Michigan. She also chaired the piano department at the Neighborhood Music School in New Haven, Ct, and was a founder of the Ann Arbor School for the Performing Arts (MI), creating successful educational programs and concert series at both institutions.
Active in both solo and chamber music, Ms. Weckstrom was pianist/manager of the Wall Street Chamber Players, with whom she appeared often on NPR, was pianist/harpsichordist with the New Haven Symphony and has performed with the Ann Arbor and Flint Symphony orchestras.
Ms. Weckstrom received her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Western College for Women and her Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music. Her major teachers have included Eleanore Vail, John Kirkpatrick, John Perry, Lilian Kallir and Jacqueline Marcault.