Ingrid Tverberg is from Owatonna, Minnesota, and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance at the University of Northwestern. Ingrid’s past cello teachers have included Betsy Anderson at the String Academy of Southern Minnesota, and Tanya Remenikova. Ingrid currently studies under Dr. Benjamin Osterhouse and Tom Rosenberg.
Ingrid began studying cello at the age of 8 when a broken arm ended her short violin career. In 2016 Ingrid joined the Repertory Orchestra of Minnesota Youth Symphonies, conducted by Claudette Laureano, and was promoted the next year to the Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Manny Laureano. While in MYS Symphony she was the winner of their annual Solo Competition, earning the honor of performing David Popper’s “Hungarian Rhapsody” with the MYS Symphony at their concert at Orchestra Hall.
Ingrid has also twice been named a “Featured Artist” in MN Public Radio’s “Minnesota Varsity” competition; earned honorable mention in the Thursday Musical Competition; and in 2021 was named the winner of the Edith Norberg Award in the Minnesota Orchestra’s YPSCA Competition. In 2021, Ingrid won the Junior division of the Mary West Solo competition and received the Claire Givens award.
In September of 2020 Ingrid joined the St Paul. Chamber Academy. Her chamber group, the Rivendell Trio, coached by Tom Rosenberg, was selected as a quarterfinalist in the 2021 prestigious Fischoff Competition. In the summer of 2021 she attended the St Paul Chamber Music Academy Institute.
Ingrid loves sharing her passion for the cello and music with others to the Glory of God.