Audrey Simons
  • Artist-Lecturer in cello

means02@moravian.edu

Audrey Simons is active as a cellist and instructor. Ms. Simons is a cellist in the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and is a founding member of the Classical Attitude String Quartet and the Chestnut Hill Chamber Players. She also performs regularly with the PI Piano Trio and the Pocono Chamber Music Society, both based in East Stroudsburg, PA. Ms. Simons received the Bachelor of Music Degree in cello performance from Susquehanna University. She was subsequently awarded a teaching assistantship at the Temple University Esther Boyer College of Music, where she received the Master of Music Degree in music history with summa cum laude honors, and taught classes in music appreciation. In 1996, while teaching music history at Montgomery County Community College, she received the Faculty Award in Teaching Excellence. In 2002, she was selected for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of Who's Who of American Women. Currently, Ms. Simons is a cello instructor on the music faculty and teaches the String Techniques class for music education majors at Moravian College. In addition, she and her husband, Anthony, are the Music Directors of the Pocono Youth Orchestra and the Pocono Junior String Orchestra.