Heather BentleyDirector of Seattle Conservatory of Music’s Chamber Music Program; BM and MM in Viola Performance and Chamber Music, (San Francisco Conservatory of Music). Indiana University chamber music with Rostislav Dubinsky, Joseph Gingold and Menachem Pressler. Fellow and Principal Viola, Tanglewood Music Festival; Associate Principal Viola, the New York String Orchestra with Alexander Schneider. Soloist with Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, Northwest Sinfonietta, the San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra and the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra. Guest appearances with Seattle Chamber Players, Olympic Music Festival, Second City Chamber Music Series, Bell’ Arte Series, The New Performance Group at Cornish College of the Arts. Currently Ms. Bentley serves on the Music Faculty of the Northwest School, is violist with the Odeon Quartet and teaches violin.