Violin, Viola, and Cello Teachers
Yoshiko received her Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music, Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and also received additional training at the Universitat Mozarteum in Salzburg Austria. During her formative years, her summers were spent at Aspen Music Festival and School, National Repertory Orchestra, American Institute for Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, and the Round Top Music Festival in Texas. In addition to maintaining a private studio in the South Dayton area, she is also a member of the Dayton Philharmonic and is owner operator of the Rosé Trio. She considers teaching to be her true calling – her top students have gone on to pursue music professionally. They have also won competitions at various levels and have won competitive audition titled chair positions in local youth orchestras.
Ava holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree with Elementary Education teaching experience. Ava is very patient teacher and is great with the beginning student.
Alice holds a Masters degree in Music Education. She has over 20 years of experience teaching music in public schools and in private lessons. Alice has many years of experience performing with area symphony orchestras and is currently an active member of the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Rebecca Flank
Dr. Flank is a violist and chamber musician. She graduated with a dual Bachelor of Arts in Medievalism and Viola Performance (cum laude) at Emory University where she won their Concerto Competition. She received her Masters of Music in Viola Performance from Boston University School of Music. She received both her Artist Diploma and Doctor of Musical Arts from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM). Professionally, she has playind in orchestras around Boston and the Cincinnati area. Rebecca can be heard on the Latin Grammy nominated 2018 album release of the Unitas Ensemble with the Latin American String Quartet, entitled Estaciones (available on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon). As a teacher, Rebecca has taught violin and viola students of all ages and ranges of experience. She is thrilled to have had students accepted into college music programs around the country. Her primary belief as a teacher is that a confident, happy student is a successful student, and she works hard to encourage emotional health in students as well as growth in technical ability to play their instrument.
Ann earned her graduate degree in cello performance from Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. She has performed for several Orchestras in Pensylvania, New Mexico, California, and New York. Most recently, she is a member of the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra as well as wedding quartets and trios.