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Ms. Keira Fullerton

Lecturer
Area: Cello

Phone: 817.272.3471
Email: keira.fullerton@uta.edu
Office Location: FA 253B
Degree(s): M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music, B.M. Rice University, Shepherd School of Music
Mentis Profile: http://www.uta.edu/profiles/keira-fullerton

Ohio native Keira Fullerton began her musical training at age three. After moving to Toronto, Ontario in 1991, she continued her studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music and appeared as soloist with the Toronto Symphony in 2000 as winner of the TSYO concerto competition. Keira earned her bachelor’s degree in 2003 from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music studying with Desmond Hoebig and in 2005 completed her Master of Music degree with Stephen Geber at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has attended many summer festivals, including the Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen and Sarasota Music Festivals, and Spoleto U.S.A. Since 2014, she has been a member of the Crested Butte Music Festival Orchestra in Crested Butte, Colorado.

Before joining the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra cello section as assistant principal in 2008, Keira was assistant principal cellist of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for three seasons. From 2012-2014, she served as acting associate principal of the FWSO. Keira has been featured in several chamber music series in Winnipeg, Fort Worth and Dallas, and also appeared as a collaborative guest artist in the International Clarinet Association’s Clarinetfest 2010 in Austin, Texas. She and her husband Colin, a violist in the Dallas Opera Orchestra, are kept busy running after their energetic toddler son, Morgan.