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Robert Raffield currently plays violin and viola with several chamber ensembles in Charleston, SC and teaches at Summerville High School and Ashley Ridge High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina in Music Education with a Performance Certificate for Viola. He then taught for two years at C.E. Williams Middle School in Charleston, SC. Following his first two years teaching he went back to USC for a Master of Music degree for viola performance where he played with the Graduate String Quartet, lead the viola section in the Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra as principle, and debuted several new compositions both for solo viola and chamber ensemble. He has played with the Symphony Orchestra Augusta, the Long Bay Symphony, the South Carolina Philharmonic, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. This is his 6th year teaching in DD2.