Anna Dye

Viola, Violin Teacher

Anna Dye

SAA Member

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Knoxville, TN
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Anna Dye, violist, has earned recognition as an incredible performer and teacher through her musical experiences both domestic and international. She has participated in numerous chamber and ensemble projects, including the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra tour across Argentina, the recording of Espejismos by Carlo Nicolau, and the world premiere of Wynton Marsalis’ Blues Symphony at the Strathmore Hall in North Bethesda, MD. Anna has performed various concerts with orchestras in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., North Carolina, and Tennessee. She has attended nationally and internationally acclaimed summer festivals such as Orvieto Musica in Orvieto Italy, Brevard Summer Institute, and Maine Chamber Music Seminar. Anna is also a founding member of her trio, Triple Tango. They are a sought after chamber ensemble who have performed concert tours in various venues throughout the MD/DC/NOVA area. Anna has also established herself as a solo musician through her world premiere of the work “Modular Tango” by Jorge Variego at the The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture in Knoxville TN, and performance at the 2019 International Viola Congress in Poznań, Poland. In addition to her extensive performing career, Anna teaches private music lessons for viola and violin, and worked as a music educator for American Independent Music Association, and First Chair Strings where she gained professional experience in the music education field.

Anna previously received her B.M. in Viola Performance summa cum laude from Shenandoah Conservatory under the instruction of Doris Lederer, former violist of the Audubon Quartet. She then attended the Pennsylvania State University to complete the Professional Performance Certificate program under the instruction of Tim Deighton. While at Penn State, she was a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra, the Graduate Viola Quintet, and the Penn State Viola Ensemble.

Anna graduated with a Masters of Music degree in May of 2021 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she studied under the tutelage of renowned performer and pedagogue, Hillary Herndon, and was a Graduate Teaching Assistant and a member of the Graduate String Quartet. Anna currently resides in Knoxville, TN where she is a violin and viola instructor at the Knoxville Suzuki Academy.