August 18, 2018
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Elizabeth J. Compton
Elizabeth J. Compton is director of orchestras at West Ridge Middle School in the Eanes Independent School District in Austin, Texas – a position she has held since 2003.

Ms. Compton is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin where she received her Masters in Music (2003), and of Linfield College where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Violin Performance. While at The University of Texas, Ms. Compton studied violin with Dr. Eugene Gratovich and string pedagogy with Phyllis Young. Ms. Compton was also active in The University of Texas String Project where she taught various ensembles and orchestras.

Currently, Ms. Compton serves as the Region 32 Orchestra Chair. Ms. Compton's professional affiliations include: Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Texas Music Educators Association, and Texas Orchestra Directors Association.