Violinist Avery Morris is a M.Mus student of Yehonatan Berick at the University of Ottawa. She previously attended Bard Conservatory where she studied with Weigang Li of the Shanghai Quartet. Avery has performed at Lincoln Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Colburn School’s Zipper Hall and many historic halls throughout Cuba, Colombia, eastern Europe and Russia. She has soloed with The Orchestra Now, Palisades Symphony, Crossroads EMMI Orchestra, and her performances have been broadcasted on WQXR, KUSC and KCSN Radio. Avery has worked with artists Christian Tetzlaff, Jonathan Crow, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Ani Kavafian and Laurie Smukler. She has attended the Heifetz Institute, Sarasota Music Festival, Bowdoin Music Festival, Chautauqua Institution and Pablo Casals Festival.
In addition to her violin studies, Avery completed a degree in Mathematics at Bard College. Her senior thesis was entitled, “From Random to Organized: The Architecture of Neural Networks During Development.”