Violist Elizabeth Reid is known as a vibrant performer of contemporary and classical music. A "fierce champion of today's music" (Times Argus), Elizabeth has performed solo viola concerts in Canada and the United States, including recently in Toronto and at Arts Riot in Burlington, Vermont. Elizabeth is the violist of TURNmusic and the Northern Third Piano Quartet. Since 2012 Elizabeth has been the principal violist of the Opera Company of Middlebury Orchestra. During these COVID times, she has been performing a series of online concerts featuring Canadian and American composers on her Facebook page, Elizabeth Reid Violist, and the TURNon Series for TURNmusic.
Elizabeth has a strong interest in contemporary music and is always looking to play new works for the viola. She welcomes composers to contact her with project ideas. She also is available for consultation on contemporary viola music for middle and high school students.
Since the Fall of 2020, Elizabeth has given multiple talks on using technology for teaching and performing, including for classes at Northern Vermont University, Castleton University, and the Crane School of Music.