Spencer Ingersoll graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), where he received his master’s degree under the guidance of Robert Vernon. Mr. Ingersoll was also part of the Intensive String Quartet Seminar at CIM. His quartet, the Onyx String Quartet, won the senior division of the WDAV Young Chamber Musicians Competition at Davidson College in North Carolina.
Mr. Ingersoll has a diverse course as a performer. Orchestrally, he was a member of the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas from 2018-2021. He is also a substitute for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, he performed with his alma mater, the Las Vegas Academy Philharmonic Orchestra, as part of their twenty fifth anniversary celebration in the Smith Center. He also has performed alongside renowned artists such as Thomas Robertello, James Buswell, Kathleen Winkler, Alan Stepansky, Alon Goldstein, Tomas Varga, and members of the Cleveland and Guarneri string quartets.
In the summer, Mr. Ingersoll has attended the Heifetz International Music Institute, Sarasota Music Festival, Spoleto Festival, Kneisel Hall, and was a three-time viola fellow at the Music Academy of the West. He also has participated in the String Quartet Seminar while at the Music Academy of the West under the tutelage of the Takács Quartet.