Marka Gustavsson, Viola

A dedicated chamber musician, violist Marka Gustavsson spent three summers as a Tanglewood Fellow, from 1991 through 1993, before pursuing a rich and varied performance life both internationally and in the U.S. She has been a guest artist at the Bard Music Festival, Vancouver’s Music in the Morning, the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, the Yale Faculty Artists’ Series, Eastman, and Banff. From 1999 through 2014, Gustavsson served as violist of the Colorado Quartet, a group that tours extensively both nationally and abroad.
Gustavsson has taught master classes at Yale, Eastman, Indiana University, Hartt, and Oberlin, and adjudicated competitions at Juilliard, Hartt, Yale, Astral Artists, and Banff. Gustavsson is on the faculty at Bard College and Conservatory, where she performs with the Blithewood Ensemble and also serves as Associate Director and Coordinator of Chamber Music.