Elizabeth Eastman Becker (apprentice 3) recently graduated from NIU with an undergraduate degree in music performance and political science. Her cello instructor at NIU was Avalon member Cheng-Hou Lee. She has taught cello sectionals at DeKalb High School and has played with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the NIU Philharmonic. She was a member of CSA Sinfonia for four years while she was in high school. She has taught private lessons for several years and has been a coach for the summer string chamber program in the community school.