Cellist ELIZABETH LOUGHRAN of Newtown, PA received her bachelor's degree in performance from Gettysburg College and holds a master's degree in cello performance from the College of Music at Temple University. She has studied with Laszlo Varga at the Aspen Music Festival. She has also studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and the Gubbio Festival in Italy. She has coached with Robert Cafaro of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Loughran's posts have included principal cellist with the Riverside Symphonia, Trenton Symphony, and Newtown Chamber Orchestra, and she is a member of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Princeton Pro Musica, and Boheme Opera. She also performs with various chamber ensembles and free lances in the Philadelphia area, including her own Seviay String Quartet, Rittenhouse Strings, Fairmount Strings, and NFL Films. Since 1993 she has coached string chamber music at the New Jersey Governor's School of the Arts. Ms. Loughran also teaches in her private studio and is a teaching artist at Trenton Music Makers El Sistema program.