Violinist.com covers the classical music industry, providing news, reviews and interviews of interest to violin performers, teachers, students, and fans.
Our founder and editor is Laurie Niles, a professional violinist (AFM Local 47, Los Angeles) who has played with the Pasadena (Calif.), Omaha (Neb.) and the late Disney All-American and Colorado Springs Symphonies. She holds a master's degree in journalism from Indiana University, where she studied violin with Henryk Kowalski, and an undergraduate ad hoc degree from Northwestern University in violin performance and journalism. She is a Suzuki-certified teacher through book 10 and maintains a studio of a dozen students, in addition to performing and editing this site.
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