Mira Frisch

Mira Frisch, Professor of Cello and Director of String Chamber Music at UNC Charlotte, has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in Bermuda, Italy, and France. Her recordings as a member of Duo XXI, with violinist Anna Cromwell, were released on the Albany Records label in 2010 and 2014. The ensemble’s performance was called “beautifully played” by American Record Guide and their “precise ensemble playing” was noted by Fanfare Magazine. Frisch can also be heard on the album There Lies the Home, produced by Cantus; Songs of the Fisherman, an opera for tenor, dancer, and chamber ensemble; and Dark Dances, a recording of the chamber music of composer John Allemeier.

Frisch has performed as guest principal cellist with the Charleston Symphony, as a section cellist with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, and with the Madison Park String Quartet. She is a founding member of the Charlotte Strings Collective.

Frisch is past-president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American String Teachers Association. She has presented at national conferences of the American String Teachers Association, College Music Society, Music Teachers National Association, and the Society of Composers.