Silvana Ferrarin

Violin, Viola Teacher, Student

Silvana Ferrarin

SAA Member

A classically trained violist and avid chamber musician, Silvana Ferrarin grew up in Southern California and expressed an interest in music at an early age. She began studying the piano at age three and the viola at age ten. Since then she has had the privilege of performing at venues including Carnegie Hall, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, and Walt Disney Concert Hall as an orchestral musician. She currently studies with Cleveland Orchestra Assistant Principal violist Stanley Konopka.

Silvana currently holds positions as a section violist in the Firelands Symphony, Tuscarawas Philharmonic and Santa Monica Symphony Orchestras, previously holding positions in the Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), and the the Miami Chamber Orchestra. She was also the violist in the Miami Chamber Orchestra’s Quartet-in-Residence. On piano she has served as the accompanist at St. Monica’s Catholic Church and currently works as a music teacher and accompanist at The Music Settlement in Cleveland, Ohio. She has been accepted into music festivals including Montecito International Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, Castleman Quartet Program, and the Heifetz International Music Institute.

Silvana’s efforts to bring classical music to the community led her to receive K-12 Music Teacher Certification. She has taught students of all ages in Florida and California, and continues to teach around the Cleveland area. She is also a certified Suzuki Violin and Viola teacher, receiving her training in Cleveland. Passionate about outreach, she has performed as a soloist and part of chamber ensembles around the Cleveland area in various retirement homes, libraries, and other locations. In her free time Silvana enjoys cooking, hiking, and practicing.