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Laura Burns

Private Studio Instructor

Laura Burns
Laura
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Biography

Laura Burns, violin, is a member of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, where she also performs with the Rhapsodie String Quartet, part of the Madison Symphony’s Heartstrings initiative that brings live interactive music programs to adults and children with disabilities. Laura Burns is an active performer in the Madison area, performing with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, Token Creek Music Festival, LunArt Festival, Mosaic Chamber Players, Duo Penumbra, and Quartessence. In addition to her performing, Laura is an advocate of music education. She has taught studio violin, chamber music and conducted orchestras in both public and private education settings, including her current position as string specialist at Edgewood College. In addition to performing and teaching, Laura has served as president of the Independent String Teachers of Madison and president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American String Teachers Association. Ms. Burns holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin performance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Her teachers include David Perry and Tyrone Greive.


Performing Experience

Madison Symphony Orchestra

Rhapsodie String Quartet (Part of the Madison Symphony’s Heartstrings initiative that brings live interactive music programs to adults and children with disabilities)

Token Creek Chamber Music Festival

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Quartessence String Quartet

Oakwood Chamber Players

Con Vivo


Teaching Experience

Has taught middle and elementary school strings in Madison and Oregon

University of Wisconsin Summer Music Clinic Teacher and conductor

Prelude Music Academy Teacher and conductor

Private studio in Oregon, WI