Greta with her cello in the mountains

About Greta

Greta Parks holds a Master's of Music in Cello Performance and Certificate in College teaching from CU Boulder, as well as a Bachelor’s of Music in Cello Performance and a Performance Certificate from the Eastman School of Music. He primary teachers were Alan Harris, Judith Glyde, and Thomas Heinrich.

Ms Parks loves performing and teaching equally and maintains an active career in both areas. She is a tenure track member of the Boulder Philharmonic and maintains a small but vibrant private lesson studio.

A native of Poughkeepsie, New York, Ms. Parks currently resides in Colorado. She loves the outdoors and is happy to be living so close to the Rocky Mountains; she also loves a good cup of coffee.

Short Resume

school Education
  • Bachelor's in Cello Performance Eastman School of Music
  • Master's in Cello Performance CU Boulder
  • Certificate in College Teaching CU Boulder
  • Performer's Certificate Eastman School of Music
  • Unit 1 Training Suzuki Association of the Americas
music_note Performer
  • Current
  • Cellist: Boulder Philharmonic
  • Cellist: Boulder Phil Outreach String Quartet
  • Sub Cellist: Colorado Symphony
  • Past Experience
  • Cellist, Boulder Chamber Orchestra
  • Cellist, Greeley Philharmonic
  • Principal Cellist, Aspen Music Festival
supervised_user_circle Educator
  • Current
  • Private Cello Teacher
  • Sectional Teacher, Centennial Middle School
  • Past Experience
  • Teaching Assistant, CU Boulder Cello and Music Theory Instructor: Theory for Non-Majors Instructor: Cello Technique
  • Sectional Teacher, Casey Middle School
  • Faculty, Dutchess Community College Non-credit Division
star Awards
  • Performer's CertificateEastman School
  • Harris Cello AwardEastman School
  • VIP Concerto Competition WinnerHudson Valley Philharmonic
  • Finalist 2013, 2014CU Boulder
  • WinnerVivace String Competition