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Janet Haarvig

Janet Haarvig has played with many ensembles, including the Chicago Lyric Opera, Caracas Philharmonic, String Orchestra of the Rockies and as principal cello with the Glacier Symphony. She received a Master of Music degree at SUNY Stony Brook, where she studied with Bernard Greenhouse. This is Janet’s fourth year teaching orchestra at Hawthorne, Franklin and Big Sky High School in Missoula. At Big Sky she also teaches what is currently the hottest instrument on YouTube, the ukulele! For the past five summers, Janet has played principal cello with the Festival Amadeus in Whitefish and taught cello, chamber music, Celtic music and ukulele at Camp Festival Amadeus. Janet has written and recorded cello arrangements for the CDs of over 35 songwriters. She enjoys arranging and composing when time permits. She plays a beautiful cello made for her by Mark Hollinger in 2008.