Andrea Pettigrew – Violin
Andrea Pettigrew began studying the violin at the age of 10 and makes her living as an orchestral and chamber musician throughout the Southeast. She is a member of the Asheville Symphony, the Savannah Philharmonic, and the Greenville Symphony. Andrea maintains a thriving private teaching studio in Asheville and Hendersonville made up of students of all ages. She has 25 years of teaching experience and is also recently certified in Suzuki Pre-Twinkle and Book 1 training. >>MORE
Karen Pommerich – Violin and Viola
Karen Pommerich is an active chamber musician and orchestral performer. A violinist with Asheville’s Opal String Quartet, she also performs frequently with the Charlotte Symphony and Asheville Symphony, and is a member of IRIS Orchestra (Germantown, Tennessee) and the Colorado Music Festival (Boulder). Previously she played full-time for 16 seasons in the 1st violin section of the Jacksonville Symphony, and has served as Principal 2nd Violin of the Sarasota Opera and Tallahassee Symphony. As a soloist, she has been featured with the Jacksonville Symphony, Dubuque Symphony, and the National Repertory Orchestra. >>MORE
Hannah Sorrells Tyler – Violin
Hannah Sorrells Tyler, currently a resident of Nashville TN, grew up in Asheville. She began her violin studies with Mary Daniels, former concertmaster of the Asheville Symphony. In 2014 she received her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. During her collegiate years she performed in the American Prize winning ensemble, St. Olaf Orchestra under esteemed conductor, Steven Amundson. In May of 2017, she graduated from Belmont University with a Master’s degree in Classical Violin Performance, serving as concertmaster of the Belmont Symphony for both years of her study. >>MORE
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