Dr. Michael Weaver is a Professor of Music in North Greenville University’s Cline School of Music where he has taught viola, violin, and music history and conducted the university orchestra since 2007. He is an active performer, clinician, and adjudicator. Dr. Weaver has performed as a section violist with the North Carolina Symphony and with many other orchestras, and has been principal violist for the Albany Symphony Orchestra (GA) and the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. He is currently a substitute violist in the Upstate’s regional orchestras - the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra. He holds degrees in Music Education, Suzuki Pedagogy, and Performance from East Carolina University and the Florida State University. He studied violin with Nancy McAllister and Fritz Gearhart, and Suzuki Pedagogy on violin with Joanne Bath and on viola with Betsy Stuenwalker. He studied viola with Fritz Gearhart, Ara Gregorian, Scott Rawls, Hugh Partridge, and Pam Ryan, with additional coaching from Dora Mullins and performed during master classes with Karen Tuttle and Donald Weilerstein, among others. He studied conducting at the Florida State University with Alex Jimenez and James Croft. His biography appears in Who's Who Among America's Teachers and in Who's Who in America. Dr. Weaver is the choir director for Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Greer, SC and is a group leader for Bible Study Fellowship International’s online men’s class “Men of the Vine (John 15:5).”
Join us for the 2023 program: July 17-21!
The goal of the Orion Chamber Music Society String Camp is to provide an opportunity for young people to be challenged to improve their musical skills for God’s glory.