Karin Addis

Suzuki Violin & Viola Faculty
Program Area: 
Suzuki Education
Chamber Music
Private Instruction
With Music Institute of Chicago since: 

Karin received both her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Music Performance from the Eastman School of Music, in addition to her DMA from SUNY at Stony Brook.

Significant teachers and mentors: 

Ms. Addis' principal teachers include violists James Dunham, and Kim Kashkashian with whom she studied with as an exchange student in Germany. Additional mentors that impacted her were those that she did Suzuki training with, such as Mark Mutter, and Michele George.

Awards and achievements: 

As a performer, Ms. Addis has played with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony, and the Charleston Symphony, as well as countless others. Additionally, she took part in the 2010 North American Tour of Star Wars in Concert.

Professional affiliations & activities: 

Formerly on the faculty at Valdosta State University, Karin is currently on the faculty at the Music Institute of Chicago, teaching both violin and viola and coaching chamber music groups.