Anna Lackschewitz | Webster University

Anna Lackschewitz


Adjunct Professor of Viola 

Anna LackschewitzAnna Lackschewitz, violist, received her BM and MM from the Juilliard School. After finishing high school at 15, she studied at the Staatliche Musikhochschule in Freiburg, Germany, where she performed with the Freiburg Philharmonisches Orchester. Her first love is chamber music, and she has studied with members of the Juilliard, Manhattan, New York, Guarneri, and Tokyo String Quartets and performed chamber music concerts throughout the US, France and Germany.

Freelancing in New York she played for orchestras, choruses, opera and Broadway musicals as well as commercial music. Since coming to St Louis Ms. Lackschewitz has played solos with the University City Symphony and is principal violist of the Fox Theater Orchestra, University City Symphony, and Webster University Symphony, where she plays in the faculty string quartet as well as teaching.

In addition to performing and instrumental instruction, Ms. Lackschewitz has professional experience with other aspects of the music business. She chaired the working executive board of a chamber orchestra, worked for a music publisher, served on the union executive board, completed a two-year Suzuki teacher training program, and taught public school orchestra.