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Dr. Boryana Popova

Los Angeles, CA + Online

Boryana began violin studies at age six, and soon after attended the State Music School in Varna, Bulgaria. Upon graduation, she was accepted to the National Music Academy in Sofia, where she completed her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin performance with honors. After she arrived in the US in 2007, Boryana completed her Masters degree at UCLA in 2009 and in 2012 she completed her DMA studies. She has extensive violin teaching experience and can work with students of all ages.


Connie Song

Los Angeles, CA + Online

Connie graduated with her Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is currently studying with Yura Lee for her graduate certificate at USC. With different ensembles, she has performed at some of the most prestigious halls in the world such as the Berliner Philharmonie, Het Concertgebouw, and Smetana Hall. She has experience teaching violin and viola for all ages, including adults, and her students have been accepted to CODA All-State Orchestra and SCSBOA Middle School Symphonic Strings programs. 


Claire Chan

Los Angeles, CA + Online

Claire obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Music (Honors) from Hong Kong Baptist University and is currently a graduate student at California State University, Northridge in Piano Performance. She has diplomas in Piano Performance (with distinction) and Violin Performance, and an ABRSM Grade 8 in Music Theory.Claire was a violinist for the Hong Kong Youth Strings Orchestra, Kowloon Youth Strings Orchestra and the YWCA Hioe Tjo Yeong College String Orchestra She is fluent in English, Chinese and Cantonese.

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Jessica Sandidge

Los Angeles, CA + Online

Jessica earned her music degrees from UC Santa Cruz and New England Conservatory. She performed as an opera singer and taught piano and voice lessons for 15 years in New York City. She recently returned to Los Angeles and teaches piano, voice and beginning violin to students of all ages.

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