Meet the Orchestra

Theresa Elliott


In addition to being a member of Lyra, Theresa Elliott is a founding member of the Aurora String Quartet. She has appeared as a soloist with other chamber groups such as the Bach Society of Minnesota, Music St. Croix, and Arius Chamber Music Society. She has also performed with Philomusica, the Minneapolis Chamber Symphony, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, and the Mississippi Valley Community Orchestra.

A fan of many musical styles, Theresa has provided music for ethnic dance and folk ensembles, performed in fiddling competitions and played jazz violin. Away from music, Theresa enjoys many outdoor activities including tennis, hiking, canoeing, traveling and reading. As a balance to music, Theresa has a side gardening business with her sister called “A Sense of Place Gardens.”