As we wrap up the summer and prepare programming for the fall, we wanted to take a moment to share highlights from the last year, one that was filled with unprecedented challenges and many accomplishments. We found new and innovative ways to reach the children and families of Virginia with the power of the arts, […]
The Clivia String Trio was formed in the fall of 2005 by members Jocelyn Smith, viola; and cellist Peter Greydanus, who are members of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Greydanus is a member of the Richmond Symphony as well. Collectively they have attended McGill University, the University of Northern Illinois, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and Temple University. As symphony members and avid chamber music performers, recitalists, and soloists, their musical travels have taken them all over the US and Canada as well as Italy, Germany, Norway, Denmark and Switzerland. While working with children is a primary concern of the trio, Clivia also pursues an active performance career.