Monica Avitsur

• Born in Portland, OR, grew up in Pensacola, FL, and has lived in New York City since 1995
• Spent two years in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
• B.M. and M.M., Clarinet Performance, Mannes College of Music
• Played in orchestras that travel throughout Europe and North America
• Formerly employed in the music department of St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue
• Finds that a musical background correlates surprisingly well with working at the CSA