Welcome guest artist, Cindy Ricker, viola. Cindy received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Alabama and a Master of Music from Boston University. She was a member of the Nashville Symphony in Nashville, TN from 1979–1993 and spent 21 years as a Special Education teacher in the Lincoln Public Schools from 1996–2017, after receiving a Master of Education from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Cindy is violist with the Summit String Quartet, Lincoln, and regularly substitutes with Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra. She performs with many other musical organizations in the Lincoln area, including the Nebraska Chamber Players. In addition to her performance schedule, Cindy maintains a private studio, teaching both viola and violin.