Faculty - Noreen Silver
Noreen Silver has been described by Michael Tumelty in the Glasgow Herald as being “an extraordinarily soulful player” who “demonstrates an uncommon depth of feeling and imagination.” She was born in Glasgow and studied at the Royal College of Music in London, then subsequently in Geneva with Pierre Fournier, and the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Mass.While studying at NEC she met her husband, Phillip Silver, and together they formed the Silver Duo. With the Duo, and as a member of the Van Leer Trio, Noreen has performed in the UK, USA, Israel, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany, France and Belgium, and has broadcast frequently for the BBC and other national radio stations. Noreen has been on the faculties of Strathclyde University and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, Scotland. She has also been a member of the Boston Opera Orchestra, Northwest Chamber Players, and the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.