has over 25 years of professional experience as a classical guitarist, guitar teacher, and recording musician.
She is an award-winning international performer of classical guitar repertoire ranging from renaissance through contemporary music.
Ms. Strong is a cum laude graduate of the Hartt School of Music as well as
a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music where she achieved a
Distinction in Performance
Berit Strong is an international performing musician, performing classical guitar compositions
from renaissance through contemporary, including several world premiers.
She's performed with the Rome Festival Orchestra, Belgrade Cultural Center and for several Hvar Music Festivals.
Locally, Ms. Strong has performed
several times as a special guest artist at the National Flute Association Conventions
and as a soloist
in concert with the Indian Hill Symphony and the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra.
Berit's classical guitar performances have been featured on National Public Radio, WGBH Boston
and many other media outlets.
Berit also performs on the Viola da Gamba.
This beautiful bass instrument resembles the cello, but with a slightly more delicate sound.
She has performed on the Viola da Gamba at Brandeis University,
in numerous Handel's Messiah Sing Alongs and many other performances.
Reviewers consistently praise Berit's ability to communicate with audiences by playing with emotional intensity, musical artistry, and virtuoso technique.
Berit's upcoming performances include a December 7th
Private Wedding in Westminster, MA and a
December 8th performance of
Handel's "Messiah" at the
Pilgrim Congregational Church
Southborough, MA and Berit will be playing Bass Viola Da Gamba.
Teacher - Private Guitar Lessons - Instrumental Coaching - College Classes
Berit is currently on the music faculty at the New England Conservatory.
There she teaches classes in Performance Preparation, Beginning Classical Guitar and
coaches several instrumental ensembles.
She is also on the faculty at the Indian Hill Music Center in Littleton MA.
Berit is also a recording artist.
is a critically acclaimed solo acoustic guitar CD recording of some of the world's classic pieces for acoustic guitar.
Featuring works by JS Bach to contemporary composers like Larry Cooperman and David Cullen
this wonderful collection showcases Berit's outstanding guitar technique and sensitive musical interpretations.
Listen to some samples from Norwegian Landscape