Sophie Stubbs, from Baxter, Minnesota, has been active with the Lakes Area Music Festival as a volunteer, community artist, intern, and education coordinator. Currently, she is pursuing her master of music degree in cello performance and pedagogy at the University of Colorado, Boulder, under the tutelage of David Requiro. Sophie previously earned her bachelor of music degree in cello performance from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, studying with Gregory Hamilton. In Moorhead, she sat principal cellist of her collegiate orchestras and frequently performed with the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra and the Fargo-Moorhead Opera. Now in Colorado, she sits principal cellist of her collegiate ensembles and is an active chamber musician. Sophie has spent her summers at the Brevard Music Center Summer Institute, University of Washington Chamber Institute, Oracle Piano Society Chamber Festival, and this year is honored to return to the Lakes Area Music Festival as a performer.
American Roots, 2021