Our violin teacher, Anna Corcoran, teaches classical violin and fiddle, and brings her can-do attitude and warm, approachable teaching style to the studio. She has a wealth of experience and talent, and is an inspiration for students of all ages. Anna is an professional violinist and has played in orchestras and chamber ensembles around the world. Anna earned Bachelor of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music degree from University of California Los Angeles. She has performed with ensembles such as the The Long Beach Symphony, Magik* Magik* Orchestra, the Trinity Alps Chamber Players, the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra and the Santa Barbara String Quartet. Anna recently held the position of first violinist of the VEM Resident String Quartet at UCLA. Anna’s favorite musician’s include, Pinchas Zukerman, Jascha Heifetz, Jacqueline du Pres, Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas, and Ella Fitzgerald. Fun fact: When not teaching violin, Anna loves gardening and doing floral design.
Q&A with Anna
Level(s) Comfortable Teaching