Edith Lowe Auner, pianist, is the Coordinator of Applied Music and Director of Outreach Activities at Tufts University. She holds an MM in Piano Performance, New England Conservatory of Music, and a BA from Colorado College. Ms. Auner performs as a soloist and chamber musician. She was the founding director of the Stony Brook Pre-College and Community Music Programs, 1997-2006. Since her appointment to the Tufts music department in 2006, Auner has developed community music programs for students ranging 2-18 years old, has started programs for adults including an Adult Chamber Music Workshop, and has developed outreach programs for Tufts music students to work with Somerville public school music students. In 2013, Auner launched the Tufts Youth Philharmonic.