Andi Ridings is a violinist and cellist originally from Saint Louis, MO. Ever since she can remember, Andi has had music coursing through her body and couldn't resist singing and dancing to just about any type of music when she was growing up. She started playing the violin...
With enthusiasm for inspiring young musicians, learning new musical styles, live performance, and traveling, Karli Rhind is an established violist and Suzuki Certified Instructor with 18 years of experience as a classical musician. She holds a Master of Music in String Pedagogy from the University of New Mexico and a...
About Charlotte Gilbert
, Bass Guitar
From bluegrass Hopper family to Honor Band, Choir, and Orchestra, Charlotte has a broad-range of musical heritage and experience. Charlotte played bass guitar and sang with her famous fiddling sister Jana Jae and backed up Jana and Buck Owens with her band. Combining country, rock, and pop, she had several...
Martin started playing violin at age 9 and quickly found that he loved to play any stringed instrument he could get his hands on--including a sanxian (3-stringed Chinese lute) he picked up and performed on during a recent trip to China. He says, "Ever since I played my orchestra challenge...
Following family tradition, Anthony picked up violin passionately at a young age. Formally trained in Seattle, and Guadalajara with various instructors. He made a career as a Mariachi Violinist. His unique ability to learn the various styles, and sub-genres encompassed by the Mariachi Genre has allowed to participate and win...
Dylan Welsh is a diverse player, writer, and engineer who is adaptable and ready for anything. In addition to performing, he teaches Guitar, Viola, and Violin lessons in Seattle, WA.
Specializing in both guitar and viola, Welsh comes from a diverse background of classical repertoire and precision mixed with rock sensibilities,...
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Brian Scott began his study of music on the violin and piano at the age of four. He played chamber music and solo repertoire throughout elementary and high school, when he began composing as well. He was awarded the Thomas L. Read Award in Composition...
Laura Reed is a Violinist and Violin Teacher in Seattle, Washington. She grew up in a musical family and began taking violin lessons at the age of 7. After attending a performance of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker in the 5th grade, she realized that music is what she loved and...
Ever since he started playing violin at 6 years old, Connor has had a passion for improving and exploring the many wonders that music has to offer. Connor earned his education from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts and Central Washington University in WA state.
His instruction involved numerous...
Aviva is a violinist by choice and a teacher by trade. She first began learning the violin in 4th grade at her elementary school, and has continued the pursuit of music every since. In addition to the regular school orchestra, Aviva performed in solo contests, chamber groups and youth symphonies...
Mr. De Los Santos started playing the piano and violin around the age of 11. Taking what he had learned through playing the violin in orchestra throughout middle and high school, he taught himself how to play the piano until he entered college ,and has been in love with it...
For many of us, we can trace the birth of our love and passion for music to a single moment. Something we experienced, saw, or heard flicked a switch sending us on this incredible journey through the world of music. For Evan, that switch was flicked when his 3rd grade...