Metiney Suwanawongse Moore | School of Music | SIU

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Metiney Suwanawongse Moore


Metiney Suwanawongse Moore

Metiney Suwanawongse Moore instructs Viola in the School of Music, and is Director of Southern Illinois Civic and Junior Orchestras at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  She has a BM in violin performance and a MM in viola performance, both from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

As a freelance musician Metiney performs regularly with the Illinois Symphony, Paducah Symphony, Southern Illinois Symphony, Southern Illinois Music Festival, and Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestras. She also works frequently with the Southern Illinois Chamber Music Society, an organization that aspires to raise scholarships for exceptional string students in the School of Music, and promote quality chamber music in the region.

She maintains an active private studio along with her husband, who is also a music educator.