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150 Lake Dr, Ste 103
Wexford, PA 15090
724-934-PLAY (7529)

Tatyana Swanson, Violin Teacher & Viola Teacher:

Tatyana Swanson studied violin at Moscow Prokofiev’s School of Music and undergone viola instructions with Galya Dubrova at Moscow Conservatory. She has also studied viola under Y. Schutten and X. Montiel at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, as well as with several members of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has performed with various groups and ensembles, such as Erie Philharmonic and Pops Orchestra, Traverse City Orchestra, Wheeling and McKeesport Symphonies, Johnstown and Westmoreland Orchestras, among others. Ms. Swanson was a string coach of the Pittsburgh Youth Phoenix Orchestra, string coach at the yearly Summer Chamber Music String Camp in the North Hills area of Pittsburgh, and a string coach at the Interlochen Summer Academy. In the summer of 2001, she was a participant in the Chamber Music String Workshop in Vermont. Currently, she holds a private violin/viola teaching studio at the PYCO School of Music with over thirty students in addition to numerous performing engagements throughout Pittsburgh with regional orchestras. Outside of the music world, Mrs. Swanson is a rider coach for the Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program and a second degree black belt in Korean Martial Arts, Tang Soo Do.

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