DEBORAH BARRETT PRICE
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Performer, Conductor, Music Director, and Principal Violist
A respected performer, Debbie currently serves as principal violist of Opera Project Columbus and the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra. In addition, she is an Artist-in-Residence at the Caroga Lake Music Festival.
She has directed, conducted, and performed in festivals throughout Europe, including performances at Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Beethoven Festival in Prague, and a collaborative festival with Caroga Arts, CMC, and the Conservatoire de L’Ouest in Switzerland.
Cleveland Institute of Music Youth Camerata Strings co-conductor
For over a decade, she served as the Cleveland Institute of Music Youth Camerata Strings co-conductor and as music director of the Women-In-Music String Sinfonia.
Deborah Barrett Price is Artistic Director of The Chamber Music Connection (CMC), located in Worthington, Ohio, which provides an environment where student musicians of all ages and levels of experience can study and perform chamber music.
Columbus Symphony Orchestra Community Educator of the Year
Debbie received the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory 2013 Alumni Achievement Award and was named the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Community Educator of the Year (2004).
She is a 2014 Nominee for the OAC Governor’s Awards and has received commendations from the Ohio State Senate and Ohio House of Representatives.
Debbie, along with the Chamber Music Connection, received the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Award for Extraordinary Service to Chamber Music (2018).
Pedagogy video series "Breathe Together, Move Together, Play Together."
Debbie also serves on the faculty of Denison University, is a Yamaha Certified String Educator Clinician, and a frequent guest artist teaching, performing, and conducting for festivals. In addition, she is a sought-after clinician giving presentations on chamber music pedagogy and entrepreneurship at universities, conservatories, music schools, and national conferences.
The culmination of Deborah's life of joyful connection to others through music and movement is embodied in Debbie’s message of “Breathe together, move together, play together.”