Michelle B. Quinn

Violin Teacher

Michelle Quinn

SAA Member


Jackson, WY
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Michelle Quinn started studying the violin at age 6 in a Suzuki school program in Richmond, VA. She continued to study violin in the public schools through high school studying with Rex Britton who was principal second violin in the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. She competed in all county, all-region and all-state orchestras during high school. She also attended the The Spring String Thing every year of high school at James Madison University. She was a member of the Richmond Symphony Junior Youth Orchestra and the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra as Prinicipal Second Violin for two 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 for all of her years at JMU. 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 helped to form her quartet, “Snake River Strings” and actively supports both the orchestra and her quartet. She begin teaching in 1999 until the birth of her daughter in 2001. She currently studies in the summers with Julliard graduate, Rebecca Johnson of the New Jersey Symphony. She began teaching again after being certified in the Suzuki Institute in Vail, CO in September 2008. She teaches Suzuki violin currently and performs with her quartet and Orchestra to date.