Laura Steiner, violinist and violist, is a member of the New Mexico Philharmonic and The Santa Fe Symphony. She also performs regularly with Chatter, Santa Fe Pro Musica, and other New Mexican performing arts organizations. Laura has performed solo works with the New Mexico Philharmonic, Santa Fe Pro Musica, the Masterworks Festival Philharmonic Orchestra, the University of Alabama Huxford Symphony Orchestra, and the Albuquerque Youth Symphony. She maintains a private studio of violin and viola students and has taught several levels of collegiate music theory.

Laura earned a Master of Music (with distinction) in Viola Performance, String Pedagogy, and Music Theory from the University of New Mexico in 2020, and a Bachelor of Music (summa cum laude) in Viola Performance from the University of Alabama in 2015. Her principal teachers include Kim Fredenburgh, Wendy Richman, Daniel Sweaney, Gabriel Gordon, and Derek Reeves. When not practicing, Laura enjoys knitting, cross-stitch, and video gaming.