Hillary Dumond is an avid violin and viola performer and teacher in Western Massachusetts and Connecticut. She began violin study at the age of ten and soon after joined the Midwest Young Artists orchestra and chamber program in Chicago, performing throughout the Midwest and competing in Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. She continued her musical studies at both Mount Holyoke College and University of Massachusetts-Amherst, studying under Linda Lladerach, Marsha Harbison and Elizabeth Chang. A lover of chamber and orchestral music, she has performed with numerous orchestras and chamber ensembles in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire including the acclaimed Amherst String Quartet, Bach Consort of Worcester and the Worcester Chorus & Orchestra. She is the founder of the Aria Chamber Ensemble which performs in various settings throughout New England.
Suzuki violin at the Enfield Montessori School.She currently teaches
She spends her free time relaxing with her family, reading and enjoying the numerous musical and cultural offerings of the Valley.
Suzuki Every Child Can! Seminar: Hartt School Suzuki Teacher Institute- Instructor David Madsen
Suzuki Violin Book 1: School for Strings Teacher Training - Instructor Allen Lieb
Suzuki Violin Book 2: Hartt School Suzuki Teacher Institute - Instructor Sue Baer
Suzuki Violin Book 3: Pakchoag Music School - Instructor Amy Matherly
Suzuki Violin Book 4: Chicago Music Institute - Instructor Katherine Wood