Louise Butler plays with the Spokane Symphony and is an occasional soloist with Spokane's Allegro Baroque and Beyond. She studied with Ronald Leonard at Eastman School of Music, Dodia Feldin at Villa Maria Institute and David Soyer at Curtis Institute, where she took orchestral studies with Eugene Ormandy. Louise taught at Brussels' Royal Conservatory while playing in the Belgian Radio and Television Orchestra, and later at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY. Currently Louise teaches cello and music theory at her home studio, SFCC and Holy Names Music Center. She has two grown children.