Violist Elizabeth Morris, B.Mus(perf), originally from Edmonton, studied at University of Alberta, University of Western Ontario, the String Quartet Institute in Kingston, and the Banff School of Fine Arts. She is currently principal violist with Orchestra Toronto, the Peterborough Symphony and plays in the Tost String Quartet. As a freelance musician, she has played with many ensembles including the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Talisker Players, Canadian Opera Company, the Royal Winnipeg and National Ballets, Stratford and Shaw Festivals. She was principal violist for the Live Entertainment productions Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, ShowBoat, Sunset Boulevard and Ragtime. Elizabeth is also active in the visual arts, creating watercolour and pencil crayon miniatures and original computer animations. An avid bread baker, she writes about it in “blog from OUR kitchen”. She also maintains the website for Peacemakers Trust, the Canadian charitable organization for research and education in conflict transformation and peacebuilding.