Ann Uhlenhake


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.

Yoshiko Kunimitsu


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.

Nancy Mullins


Nancy is a seasoned performer, including serving as concert mistress with several area orchestras. She is a successful teacher with a history of producing strong players. Several of her students have auditioned for, and been chosen to play in area orchestras.

Alice Tatum


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. Barbara Van Doren


Barb holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree, a Master of Arts in Religious Education, and a Ph.D in Ministry. She has over 35 years of experience teaching in both public schools and in private lessons. Barb has over 30 years of experience performing in the Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra.