Frida Oliver, 19, began her music studies in at the age of 5 on the violin, switching to viola at age 8. A native of Stavanger, Norway, Frida regularly works as a substitute in Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and the Oslo Philharmonic. She attended Pre-College at Barratt-Due Institute of Music from she was 10 until she was 18. From 2011-2012, Frida attended the chamber music festival Musica Mundi in Belgium. Since 2013 Frida has been a member of the Perlman Music Program. She is currently a sophomore at The Juilliard School studying with Heidi Castleman and Carol Rodland.