Elizabeth Girko, MM
Lecturer of Music
Elizabeth Stoppels Girko, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been a violinist with the San Antonio Symphony since 1990. She was formerly assistant principal second violin with the Jacksonville Symphony and principal second violin with the Virginia Symphony and the Virginia Opera. Ms. Girko received violin performance degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and the Eastman School of Music, studying with Marilyn McDonald and Peter Salaff. In addition to performing with the San Antonio Symphony and San Antonio Opera, she is also a member of the Austin Symphony. In the summer, Beth performs with the Carmel Bach Festival in Carmel, California. As well as teaching at OLLU, Ms. Girko is also an adjunct teacher of violin at San Antonio College and maintains a private studio at home.