Mia Fritze received her BA in Music Education from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and MM in Horn Performance from Northern Illinois University. She has lived in Burlington, Vermont since 2003 and has performed with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, Opera Company of Middlebury, Discovery Jazz Festival Orchestra and other local groups. Currently, Mia works for the Vermont Youth Orchestra Association and teaches horn lessons at Middlebury College and in Colchester. She is also a member of the Four Seasons Five Brass Quintet. Outside of music her time is spent hiking the Green Mountains in Vermont and Rocky Mountains in Colorado and exploring darkroom photography.