Ms. Daryl Silberman is an orchestra director at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, IL, District 204 and directs Sinfonietta Strings and Philharmonia Strings for the Youth Symphony of Dupage. She was the Primo Orchestra (4-8th grade students) conductor for the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra for the 6 years and conducted the Kaneland Youth Orchestra in Kaneville, IL for a year. As a professional musician, she has played violin with the Krizalido Piano Trio and the baroque duo DuettoDS2. Her acoustic folk rock band Naked to the World, co-founded with singer-songwriter Kevin Fisher in the '90s in Los Angeles, records and performs occasionally. “Ms. S” studied viola at the University of Colorado at Boulder, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and University of Southern California. She has been a private studio teacher, high school orchestra director, and freelance violist and violinist in Salem, Oregon, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Chicago-land performing with regional orchestras, rock bands, movie studio orchestras, chamber groups, and baroque ensembles. In California she co-founded the Whittier Area Youth Orchestra. Ms. Silberman has served as a guest conductor and clinician for middle and high school orchestras all around the country, including Michigan's MSBOA middle school All State orchestra in Jan. 2022, and has presented at many national and state educator conferences. Currently Ms. Silberman is in the ILMEA Clinicians Network available to present workshops for area teachers and is a Virtual Coach for 1st year teacher for the Illinois Education Association. She was named as one of “50 Directors Who Make a Difference” in 2011 by School Band and Orchestra magazine. In her freetime, she is an avid yogi (RYT® 200 ), mindful educator (completed coursework at MindfulSchools and YogaRenew), a wine lover, gluten-free foodie, and a proud mom of 2 college students.
Daryl Silberman is a D'Addario Artist, using Zyex, Helicore and Kaplan strings. She presents "Healthy Teacher, Healthy Classroom" workshops and clinics across the country.
Daryl Silberman and Bob Phillips co-authored "Rock Philharmonic: Classic Rock Songs for the String Orchestra" (pub. Alfred) released in the summer of 2016