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Violin Studio

Mary Grace Johnson, Assistant Professor of Violin

Welcome to WVU Violins!

The violin studio at WVU welcomes violinists from all backgrounds to a warm and inclusive environment where we encourage and challenge each other to grow as musicians and individuals. Whether your goal is to play in a professional orchestra, teach strings in public schools, or become a music therapist, we will work together so you can achieve your dreams.

Degrees at WVU where you can study violin:

  • Music Performance
  • Music Education
  • Music Industry
  • Music and Health
  • Music Therapy
  • Music Minor
  • Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Master of Music
  • Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Artist Diploma

Violin Studio Activities Include:

  • Weekly Studio Class
  • Studio Recitals (check out our studio recital, Violin in the 21st Century)
  • Studio Projects (repertoire exploration, technique, community engagement etc)
  • Masterclasses with International Guest Artists
  • Student, Faculty and Guest Artist Recitals
  • Trips to see World-Class Performing Artists and Ensembles
  • Studio Social Outings!

Important Links:

Interested in auditioning to be a violin major at West Virginia University?

Auditions are required. Learn more about our audition dates. Please contact Mary Grace Johnson directly to arrange a sample lesson during your visit to WVU.

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