Maud Fried-Goodnight has been a cellist with the Bay Atlantic Symphony since 1984. As a member of the orchestra, Maud has performed with a long roster of renowned soloists including Hilary Hahn, Clipper Erickson, Yuja Wang, Shai Wosner, Kai Gleusteen, Terrence Wilson, Matt Heimovitz, Susan Starr, Marcy Rosen, and many others.
She managed the “Joy of Music” Chamber Series for 25 years at Cumberland County College, where the Bay Atlantic Symphony was Orchestra in Residence. She collaborated with the Stockton Chamber Players to offer a coordinated chamber music series with Dr. Leonard Klein, and Dr. Beverly Vaughn, consisting of innovative programs of chamber works by European and American composers.
Maud earned her bachelors degree from the University of Alaska, where she worked with Gordon Wright, conductor of the Fairbanks Symphony and the Arctic Chamber Orchestra. She received her Master of Arts from Hofstra University and was a Special Student at the Peabody Conservatory, under the guidance of Mihaly Virizlay, principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony and former principal cellist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Maud completed her doctorate in Education from Rowan University in 2009.