Founding members of the River City String Quartet are Peoria-based musicians Marcia Henry Liebenow and Jane Hoffmire.
Marcia Henry Liebenow
Marcia is Concertmaster of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra and teaches violin, viola, and chamber music at Bradley University. She performs recitals and solos with orchestras throughout the United States and at the Peoria Bach Festival. In the summer she is a faculty artist at the Red Lodge Music Festival in Montana and the Birch Creek Music Festival in Wisconsin. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Violin Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music and a Master of Music degree from Ohio University. For more information on Marcia, you may visit her web site: marciahenry.com.
Receiving a full tuition music scholarship, Jane graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance. She furthered her education by attending the University of Illinois, where she was granted a violin teaching assistantship while earning a Master of Music Degree in Violin Performance. Jane is active in music performances and maintains a private violin studio in the Peoria area. She is also the quartet coach for the Central Illinois Youth Symphony.
Many additional members make up the musicians of the River City String Quartet. We strive to choose the best players in the area to comprise our groups. Because of this dedication to excellence, the RCSQ can continue to offer the finest in elegance for your upcoming occasion.