Darcy Drexler

  • Academic Staff Emerita, Music


MM, Violin Performance, University of Illinois-Urbana


Darcy Drexler is Director of the String Academy of Wisconsin and previous head of the Master of Music in String Pedagogy degree program at UW-Milwaukee, where she taught string pedagogy courses in violin and viola. She is an active chamber musician and clinician, and she leads the Teaching the Violin to Children workshop each summer in Milwaukee. Her students are performing and teaching across the U.S. Previously she was a member of the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, Hawthorne Quartet, and the Killington (VT) Music Festival. She has taught at the Indiana University Summer String Academy, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music and Illinois Wesleyan University Pre-College. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in violin performance from Southern Methodist University and the University of Illinois -Urbana, where she studied with Ronald Neal and Catherine Tait