Brief info

Donna Lively Clark is the founder and violist of the Lockerbie String Quartet and of Duo Criollo and Duo Diez (both guitar/viola duos). A violist in the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, she holds degrees from Indiana University and Butler University, where she was Professor of Viola for fifteen years. Recent teaching assignments include guest professorships at Indiana University and Ball State University and faculty positions at the Viola Camp (Pepperdine University), the National String Workshop (University of Wisconsin-Madison), the Carmel Conservatory Chamber Music Camp (Carmel, IN), and Ecolè Sainte Trinitè (Port au Prince, Haiti). Four residencies in Buenos Aires were the result of a 2001 Creative Renewal Fellowship awarded to Ms. Clark. This work resulted in several concert tours with Duo Criollo in both South and North America including a 2004 New York Debut concert. During this time, Ms. Clark collaborated with eleven musicians in Buenos Aires to record a CD entitled Una Viola Porteñ a, which features new tango, traditional tango, classical and folk music of Argentina. In October of 2008, she was invited to perform in the international Chilean festival, Entrecuerdas, with Duo Criollo. In the summer of 2009, Ms. Clark played her third season with the Bellingham Festival Orchestra conducted by Indianapolis native, Michael Palmer.