MUSICIAN | TEACHER | CREATIVE CONSULTANT | MOM | FOODIE
Sylvia started playing the violin the age of 4 and continued study in piano and viola. She received a Bachelor's of Science in Music Education from Roberts Wesleyan College as a violist in 2011. Mrs. DiCrescentis has studied with Gerri Fogg, Tammy Kaye, Monica Vanderbaan and Marc Anderson. She teaches a large studio of private students at her studio space Vivo Strings in Grafton, MA and is the owner and founding member of the Blackstone Valley String Quartet. She is an adjunct faculty member of the music department at Anna Maria College.
For over 10 years, Mrs. DiCrescentis has played for countless weddings, parties, fundraisers, concerts and other events. Sylvia maintains an active performance schedule throughout the year. From 2013-2016, Sylvia performed with the Reading Symphony Orchestra in Reading, MA as principal violist. She freelances all over New England playing all types of concerts and events. Some memorable events have been performances with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, Worcester Chorus, Andover Choral Society and the WPI Orchestra. She has years of experience performing in all genres of music as well as experience arranging music.
When she is not working at the studio or from her home office, Sylvia enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening. She loves taking hikes during the week and cycling with her husband. She participated in the Cape Cod Getaway, raising money for the National MS Society in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and enjoys the thrill of road cycling. This season, Sylvia and her husband plan on introducing their son to the joy of cycling towing him on family rides!