Victoria Griswold joined the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in April 1993 after
membership in the Boston Pops Esplanade and Boston Ballet orchestras. She was
also a frequent extra musician with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Boston Pops.
Born in Huntington, New York, she grew up in Milwaukee and earned a B.M. degree
from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Ms. Griswold is a member of the Quattra
String Quartet and since 2015 she has written the programs for the ISO’s Teddy Bear
series. The programs, designed for children ages 3-6, consist of original stories, live
musical selections, and movements for audience participation. The lively programs
introduce the instruments of the symphony orchestra to young children.
Ms. Griswold has received The Alice Akins Award for Excellence in Music Education and
she is a 2017 Creative Renewal Fellowship Grant winner. She is married to a computer
consultant, and they are the parents of one son.