Bard Faculty

Erica Kiesewetter

Visiting Associate Professor of Music; Associate Conductor for the Bard College Community Orchestra

Primary Academic Program: Music

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Bard Conservatory of Music, Bard Conservatory of Music: Orchestral Studies


Violinist. Graduate of The Juilliard School, where she studied with Ivan Galamian; also studied with Charles Castleman, Joyce Robbins, Emanuel Vardi, and Robert Mann. Concertmaster, American Symphony Orchestra, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Opera Orchestra of New York, New York Pops, Stamford Symphony, Long Island Philharmonic, and Amici New York. Former first violinist, Colorado Quartet, former member, Leonardo Trio; toured internationally and recorded with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Faculty, Bard College Conservatory of Music. Visiting Associate Professor of Music and Director of Orchestral Studies since 2010.


Phone: 845-758-7196
Department: Bard Conservatory of Music
Location: László Z. Bitó '60 Conservatory Building
Office: 202