Mrs. Michelle B. Quinn

Violin, Viola Teacher

Michelle Quinn

SAA Member


Jackson, WY
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Michelle Quinn started studying the violin at age 6 in a Suzuki in the schools program in Richmond, VA. Rex Britton, principal second violinist in the Richmond Symphony Orchestra was her teacher through high school. . She competed in all county, all-region and all-state orchestras during high school. She was a member of the Richmond Symphony Junior Youth Orchestra for three years and the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra as Prinicipal Second Violin for four years until graduation. She went on to attend James Madison University as a Music Major for two years and was actively involved in the JMU Symphony Orchestra and studied privately with Paul McEnderfer. She moved to Jackson Hole, Wyoming after college and helped to form the “Orchestra of the Tetons” which is now the JH Symphony Orchestra. She also Formed her quartet, “Snake River Strings” and actively supports both the orchestra and her quartet. She began teaching in her studio in 2008. She has attended the International Music Teacher’s Exchange conference in Germany since 2016 working closely with Charles Krigbaum and Kerstin Wartberg. She teaches Suzuki violin currently and performs with her quartet and Orchestra to date. Michelle started the Jackson Hole Youth Orchestra/MusicLand non-profit in 2019. She is the executive director and organizes weekly rehearsals and twice yearly concerts. The non-profit raises monies to support private instrumental study as well as orchestral participation costs for students in grades 8-12.