Originally from Chile, Katherine started to play the violin when she was 9 years old as a self-taught musician. In 2013 she started a bachelor’s degree in music performance violin at Universidad de Chile. After four years, she got her

A.D. Violin Performance – Duquesne University.  B.M. Violin Performance – Shenyang Conservatory, China.  Yanchi Chen began her musical studies on the violin at the age of four in the studio of Derong Wang, one of the top music conservatories in

Daniela Jofré Arroyo (violin, viola) began her violin lessons at the age of 9 at the University of Talca- Music Conservatory in Chile. Years later, she would continue her undergraduate studies in the same institution, graduating as the best student of

Dr. Helga Scheibert began her musical training at the High School of Arts in Targu Mures, Transylvania at age 7.  She has experience performing with orchestras both as a soloist and collaborator. She has performed several solo and chamber recitals

Ben Meyer, began his guitar journey in Illinois where he received a Bachelor of Music Business from Millikin University in Decatur, IL. From 2012 to 2015, his passion for teaching became inspired by the methodology of Aaron Shearer where he

Bachelor or Music, Duquesne University.  Piano study with Beverly Nero.  Organ study with Brett Edler and Ann Labounsky Steele.  Suzuki training with Kiki Barley.  PMA faculty member since 2000. In addition to teacheing piano, Ms. Weir served as Director of

Maja was born in Serbia, where she finished primary and secondary music school. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from the Music Academy in Eastern Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She went on to earn her Master’s degree at

Margaux began her musical profession as a nine-year-old Suzuki violin student and holds degrees in violin and viola performance from Duquesne University. She is a member of the Youngstown and Huntington Symphonies, and has also performed with several other orchestras,

Nicole Lennartz is currently the Adjunct String Teacher at Pittsburgh CAPA, Violin Faculty, and Director of Marketing at The Pittsburgh Music Academy. Her string group, Radiant Strings (co-founded with colleague and friend Julia Poetain) continues to expand – performing and