Teresa Ling, violin, has performed at Garth Newel Music Center since 1998 and serves as resident violinist and Co-Artistic Director. She has served on the faculties of the Washington Conservatory, University of the Pacific, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, University of South Dakota, and Augustana (South Dakota), Northwestern (Iowa) and Dordt Colleges, and has been a member of the Dakota String Quartet, Mariposa Piano Trio, and the Aurelian Trio. Additionally, she has performed and taught at the Adriatic Chamber Music Festival (Italy), the San Diego Chamber Music Workshop, and the Las Vegas Music Festival. Her awards and prizes include an Artist Fellowship from the South Dakota Arts Council, the Winnifred Small Solo Prize in London, and a Rotary Fellowship resulting in an Advanced Diploma from London's Royal Academy of Music. She has a Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University and a Master's degree in Performance from Eastman School of Music. Her teachers have included Paul Kantor, Donald Weilerstein, and Carmel Kaine.