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Ashley Cooper


Adjunct Professor, Violin

SCPA 112


Ashley Cooper is an Artist-In-Residence and Adjunct Instructor of Violin in the Greenwood School of Music at Oklahoma State University. She also teaches at the GSM Preparatory Academy and is a member of the Maya String Quartet. Prior to OSU, she taught on the violin faculty at Concordia University (TX), Texas Lutheran University, Austin Chamber Music Center, Regents School of Austin, and the International Music Academy in Houston.


Professor Cooper is an avid orchestral musician and held tenured positions in the First Violin sections of the Austin Symphony (2012 - 2022) and Austin Opera (2012 – 2019). Since moving to Oklahoma, she performs frequently with the OKCPHIL and has performed with the Tulsa Symphony and Tulsa Opera.


Ashley has taught and performed at music festivals nationally including SXSW, Victoria Bach Festival (TX), Mozart Festival (TX), Grand Teton Music Festival (WY), Garth Newel Chamber Music Festival (VA), Belvoir Terrace Performing Arts Camp (MA), and PhoenixPhest Chamber Music Festival (MI). An active chamber musician, she has also collaborated with the Texas Bach Festival, Austin Eurythmy Ensemble, Austin Chamber Ensemble, Artisan String Quartet, Classical Music for the World, Round Rock Symphony Chamber Music, and Da Camera of Houston.

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