Laura Renz, violist, is a member of the Pacific Northwest Ballet orchestra in Seattle, Washington. She also performs regularly with the Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera.
She is a previous member of the San Antonio Symphony, the Austin Symphony, and the IRIS Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Renz attended the Juilliard School in New York City, where she received a Master of Music degree as a student of Samuel Rhodes.
Renz has participated in the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar (as a member of the Vaux String Quartet) and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. She has also attended the Sarasota Chamber Music Festival, the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, and has held a fellowship position at the Aspen Music Festival and School.
A native of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, Ms. Renz completed her Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, at the University of Michigan under the instruction of Yizhak Schottten. In her spare time, Ms. Renz enjoys exploring Seattle and traveling elsewhere with her two amazing kids.