Violin and viola

Andrew Collins

Andrew is an avid chamber and orchestral musician who has played with several orchestras throughout the Southeast and Midwest! He received his Bachelor's of Music and Certificate of Advanced Performance Studies from East Carolina University. He then went on to receive a Master's in Viola Performance at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music.

Andrew has achieved great honors in the music community such as being a prize winner at the MTNA Young Artist Competition. He currently performs with a variety of ensembles, including the Venice Symphony, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, and Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. During his time at Indiana University, Andrew performed as the violist in the Monroe String Quartet, with which he was able to play in the Kammermusikaal at the Beethoven-Haus in Germany, and record with Naxos Records! He has also spent his summers teaching chamber music and viola Summer Music Institute at East Carolina University, and Chamber Music on the Hill at Converse College.
Aly began singing and playing piano at 10 years old where she started practicing musical theatre at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. She continued practicing music throughout her life and started studying voice classically at 15 years old. She was involved in choir, musical theatre, and voice lessons throughout her whole high school career. She now studies voice at University of South Florida.

AREA OF FOCUS:

Violin, viola, music theory, performance, technique, chamber music, ensemble work

LOCATION:

South Tampa, Lutz, Wesley Chapel, Odessa, Carrollwood

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