Kitty Stalberg, performer and group leader with Save the Date Music for 20 years, is excited to carry on the work of its founder, Mary Greiner, who retired from the business in March, 2017. Fortunately for the music community, Mary will continue to perform with prominent groups to audiences throughout the state.
Kitty has extensive experience performing as a soloist as well as in chamber and orchestral groups. Before graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill with a music degree, she spent summers training and performing at Greenwood Music Camp (Cummington, Massachusetts); Kneisal Hall (Blue Hill, Maine); The Music Academy of the West (Santa Barbara, California). As a Peace Corps Volunteer in Quito Ecuador, she played and toured with the Ecuadorean National Symphony, performed with an international quartet and studied music therapy. She continued studies in music therapy at the Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.). During her time in D.C. she played with the New Music Orchestra and Washington Philharmonia and served on the Board of Directors of the New Music Society. Kitty founded the "Cumberland String Quartet" in Washington, D.C. and founded the "New Hope Players" in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
In addition to her music-related activities, Kitty’s professional credentials include program leadership and coordination for Partners of the Americas (Washington, D.C.), the State of California Office of Emergency Services, FEMA, and UNC-Chapel Hill (Center for Global Initatives/NC Sli program).
Kitty has coordinated and organized a number of international musician exchanges through Partners of the Americas-Bolivia, including student groups from the Duke University String School and the Laredo Institute in Cochabamba, Bolivia as well as programs for drummer Juan Garcia Marcos from La Paz Bolivia and violinist Jennifer Curtis of North Carolina.
Currently, Kitty freelances throughout the Triangle, serves as principal viola in the Chapel Hill Philharmonia and plays with the Pittsboro Bach Society. She is committed to bringing the area’s most talented performers to enhance and enrich your special occasions.