Biography


Known for his versatility as a violist, Louis Privitera maintains a balanced career as an active chamber musician and educator.  A founding member of the Tetra Quartet, Louis had toured extensively as a performer and teaching artist throughout the Southwestern United State, Brazil, Ecuador, and Germany

A passionate educator, Louis is currently a Faculty Associate in chamber music at Arizona State University where he, alongside his colleagues from the Tetra Quartet, teaches the course Chamber Music for Non-Majors.  He is a former faculty member of Arizona School for the Arts and is currently Instructor of Viola at Rosie's House, a music academy serving underprivileged youth throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.  Louis maintains a private studio of students of all ages, some of which have gone to study music at universities and conservatories throughout the United States.

Louis earned a Master of Music Degree at the Peabody Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music Degree from Arizona State University.  His principal teachers include Victoria Chiang, Nancy Buck, and Cynthia Dubrow.

Louis performs on a viola made by Gabrielle Kundert, 2008.