Pre-College Studies – The Juilliard School
Bachelor of Music and Professional Studies Degree – Cleveland Institute of Music
Master of Music – Manhattan School of Music

Eliza Fath is recognized as both an international performer and teacher. Ms. Fath commenced her studies at the Juilliard Pre-College division at age 13. She went on to receive both a bachelor’s degree and professional studies degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Dr. Melissa Kraut. Ms. Fath received her Suzuki certification in Pre-Twinkle through Book 10 in 2018 at the Cleveland Institute of Music and is registered as a teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Ms. Fath has taught privately, served as a faculty member in summer festivals and musical institutions. In spring of 2021, Ms. Fath received her Master of Music degree at the Manhattan School of Music under the instruction of Philippe Muller.
Ms. Fath has attended various prestigious festivals including The Great Mountains Music Festival in PyeongChang Korea, The Sitka International Cello Seminar, ENCORE, Heifetz International Music Institute, the Busan Music Festival in South Korea, Bowdoin International Music Festival and Musicalp, to name a few. She has had the privilege of studying with instructors including Hans Jorgen Jensen, Paul Katz, Richard Aaron, Vladimir Balshin, Lluis Claret, Clive Greensmith, Steven Doane, Antonio Lysy, among others. She has participated in master classes with artists including Philip Setzer, Lynn Harrel, Robert Dermaine, Mike Block and members of the “Emerson String Quartet” “Takacs Quartet” “Dover Quartet” “Borodin Quartet”, “Miro Quartet”, “Calidore String Quartet”, and of the “Ariel Quartet.” Ms. Fath has collaborated with notable musicians such as Zuill Bailey among others.
Ms. Fath has placed in multiple competitions including the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra competition, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, 2nd prize in the collegiate division of the Tennessee Cello Workshop Competition and awarded the Grand Prize in Rocky Ridge Young Artist Seminar chamber competition and finalist in the Cleveland Institute of Music concerto competition to name a few. Additionally, she was awarded the Hans and Klara Bauer Scholarship Award in 2020 at the Manhattan School of Music.
Over the past several years Ms. Fath has shifted her focus from performing to teaching. In 2018 and 2019, Ms. Fath served as a faculty member at the Bermuda Piano Festival. Additionally, she taught at the Tone Academy of Music in 2020 located in New York City and at The Bronx School for Music in 2021.
Ms. Fath hopes to continue to share her experiences as a performer and teacher with the students at The Aurora School of Music and the joy of learning an instrument!