Chamber Music; Cellist, Cavani String Quartet, is the host of CIM's radio program, Offbeat. She received a Bachelor of Music degree with distinction from Indiana University and a Master of Music degree from Eastman School of Music. Additional graduate studies were completed at The Ohio State University and Yale School of Music. Her teachers have included Gary Hoffman, Paul Katz, Aldo Parisot and Janos Starker. With the Cavani Quartet, she has won the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, Cleveland Quartet Competition, ASCAP Award for Adventuresome Programming, as well as the Governor's Prize from the Governor of Ohio; and has made numerous guest artist appearances with orchestras, chamber ensembles and acclaimed performing artists. She was the winner of numerous young artist competitions, including the biennial National Federation of Music Clubs Competition (top prize in both the cello and overall-string categories). Deeply committed to arts education, she has given master classes and lecture demonstrations at music festivals, universities, public and private schools in communities across the country and abroad, and has adjudicated and served as panelist for national arts-advocate organizations. She coached chamber music, gave master classes and led chamber music seminars at the Shanghai Conservatory for three weeks in 2002; is former artist-in-residence at the University of California/Riverside and visiting professor at the University of Texas; and performs and teaches during the summer at the Perlman Music Program. She previously served on the faculty of the and ENCORE School for Strings. Ms. Peckham was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1988.
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