Ms. Royce has played the violin since the age of seven, and aspired to become a music teacher upon joining her first orchestra in 2005. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Pedagogy for violin. Highlights of Gloria's musical journey include touring Central Europe with the Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra in 2010. In 2013 she was honored to be chosen as the Concertmaster for Midori's residency with the Reading Symphony Youth Orchestra. While in college, Gloria held the Assistant Concertmaster seat for the Franklin and Marshall College Orchestra.
Currently, she is also an adjunct violin teacher at The Hill School, located in Pottstown, PA. Gloria's mission is for her students to develop their musical gifts while enjoying their instrument and learning new skills.
“To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable” - Beethoven