A native of Surrey, England, Elizabeth Dyson joined the New York Philharmonic in the Fall of 1996. Previously, she was a member of the Atlanta Symphony and also served as the Principal Cellist of the Canton and Akron Symphonies.
Widely traveled, Ms. Dyson has performed as a soloist throughout Europe and Asia including venues such as the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London and Jordan Hall in Boston. She has also been heard frequently on WGBH in Boston and WQXR in New York. As a chamber musician, she enjoys performing regularly at Merkin Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and at Bargemusic, Brooklyn.
Ms. Dyson attended the Yehudi Menuhin School in London under the instruction of William Pleeth and Maurice Gendron and later received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the New England Conservatory, where her teachers included Laurence Lesser, Bernard Greenhouse, and Colin Carr.
Ms. Dyson was the recipient of the Jacqueline du Pré Memorial Award and the EMI Record Company Award from the Royal Society of the Arts.