Miranda Wilson is Assistant Professor of Cello at the University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music, Co-Artistic Director of the Idaho Bach Festival, and Co-Founder and Director of Strings of the LHSOM Preparatory Division. A native of New Zealand, she was educated at the universities of Canterbury, London and Texas. Prior to joining the University of Idaho faculty, she was the founding cellist of the Tasman String Quartet, the first all-New Zealand chamber ensemble to feature prominently on the international concert and competition stage.
In addition to playing and teaching cello, Miranda Wilson enjoys writing about music. She is building a profile as a writer on cello repertoire and pedagogy in publications such as Strings and American Music Teacher.
Miranda Wilson is married to the American trumpeter Sean Butterfield. They live in northern Idaho with their daughter, Eliana, and their miniature schnauzer, Cyril.