image of Beth CraigBeth earned a B.S. from Mannes College and M.M. from Kent State University. Her major cello teachers have been Claus Adam, Yehuda Hanani. She also studied composition at Bard College with Joan Tower, Simon’s Rock College with Larry Wallach, and Williams College with Robert Suderberg.  She performed with Music Coalition of Columbia County, Capriccio Concerts(Gt. Barrington, MA), incidental music for various theatre groups. Her focus is on composing, free and jazz improvisation.

Beth is a frequent performer with Berkshire Chamber Players, various other groups,  and jazz duo with guitar. She is currently teaching at Indian Mountain School, Salisbury School, and Berkshire Country Day School. She held previous symphony orchestra positions in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Florida and Ohio. For Berkshire Chamber Players video see :