Mary Elyse Philbrick

Mary Elyse Philbrick

Mary Philbrick is 11 years old and lives in rural Maine. She has been playing piano since the age of 9 and the violin since the age of 4. Her enjoyment of music began early in a household of music. Her first teacher was Kaity Newell, studying Suzuki method and fiddle music, and then Yasmin Vitalius. Her piano teacher is Jennifer McIvor. Mary also studies ballet and enjoys jazz dancing. Mary has been a member of the Seacoast Youth and Community Orchestra in Damariscotta, Maine, the Oyster Creek Fiddlers and Pineland Fiddlers, and Bay Chamber Music School for several years. She has attended the Sonatina piano camp for two summers and the Envision chamber music program for three summers, and New England Suzuki Institute program for five summers.

You can find Mary’s 2022 International Piano Competition performance here.