Originally from Lowell, MA, Marilla Gucwa attended college at the College of Saint Rose. Marilla has performed in numerous orchestra and pit musicals including Hello Dolly and Miss Saigon. Other performances include the Saint Rose Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, the Spencer Brook String Orchestra, Chamber music for weddings, church and other professional events. Marilla began teaching violin and viola in 2012. She has also student taught in urban schools.