Marissa Winship is a violist, contemporary music enthusiast, and lover of chamber music. Performing has taken her to summer festivals across the United States, Europe, and Korea. At the Grand Teton Music Festival, Marissa performed outreach quartet concerts in Grand Teton National Park, and as a member of Da Camera of Houston’s Young Artists Program, performed in unconventional venues to reach new audiences (2010). Marissa received a BM and MM from Rice University and spent a year studying contemporary viola and viola d’amore music with Garth Knox in Paris (2006-2007). In addition, Marissa is a violin and viola teacher and aspires to learn the mandolin.