Carol Carlson is an avid performer, a devoted teacher, and a successful creative arts entrepreneur. Carol is Executive Director/co-founder of Music con Brio, Inc., which provides affordable, high quality music lessons to culturally and socioeconomically diverse students from 1st - 12th grade. She teaches strings at Clarke University, and maintains private studios in Madison and Dubuque, where she is also a member of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.Carol holds Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in violin performance from UW-Madison where she studied with Professor Felicia Moye, whom she also served as teaching assistant. Additionally, Carol holds Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Truman State University, and a Graduate Certificate from Park University. Carol is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Kappa Lambda, and Sigma Alpha Iota. Carol lives in Madison with her husband Matt, a trombonist, and their daughter Julianna.