Beth Elliott

As a freelance violist and contractor in Los Angeles, Beth performs as principal violist with several orchestras and chamber groups including the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony and the Valley Symphony Orchestra where she has been a featured soloist.
Beth is founder and violist of the award-winning Kadima String Quartet. Beth has been seen and heard in a variety of music recordings, videos, and movies including The Hebrew Hammer and For a Good Time Call. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times for her work connecting music with Alzheimer’s patients and the elderly.Beth is devoted to music as a performer and educator. Since founding the Kadima Conservatory of Music in 1983, she has been active as its music director and maintains a full private studio. The Conservatory has over 300 students of all ages enrolled in private lessons, three symphonic orchestras, chamber music, student recitals, a mentoring program and a yearly Summer Music Seminar. Beth is Chairperson for the San Fernando Valley Junior Festival and is a training artist for the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony.

Beth has been a fanatic alto musician all of her life. She has a performance degree from Cal State University Northridge. She lives in Sherman Oaks with her husband John, a psychotherapist and writer, and their cats.