Lauren Greene is a gifted violinist with a passion for orchestral performance and teaching. She also participates in chamber music, opera performance, new music, religious music, and pops orchestras. Ms. Greene has studied violin with the following accomplished musicians: Stefani Matsuo, Giora Schmidt, Helen Kim, Janet Sung, Jay Christy, and Angele Lawless. In masterclass settings, Lauren Greene has performed for David Coucheron, Andres Cardenas, and Scott Flavin, among others. While studying chamber music, Ms. Greene has received coaching from Gershon Gerchikov of the Ariel String Quartet, Lembi Veskimets, Julie Coucheron, Charae Krueger, and Justin Bruns.
Lauren Greene graduated with a Master of Music in Violin Performance at the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) at the University of Cincinnati in 2021 and a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at Kennesaw State University in 2019.
Ms. Greene has abundant experience playing in orchestras. She has played with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Symphony Orchestra in addition to the Philharmonia at CCM and the Symphony Orchestra at KSU. Ms. Greene was the concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra at KSU from 2017 to 2019. Lauren Greene enjoys playing a variety of genres and ensembles and has done so with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra, Marietta Pops Orchestra, and the First Baptist Church of Marietta, where she was assistant concertmaster of the worship orchestra. While at CCM, Ms. Greene played in the pit orchestra for the opera, Smetana’s Bartered Bride; and while at KSU, she was the concertmaster of the pit orchestra for Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. She has also attended numerous chamber and orchestra festivals: Brevard Summer Music Festival, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Miami Classical Music Festival, and the Credo Festival. While at KSU, Lauren gave two public solo recitals and was a finalist in the 2018 and 2019 KSU School of Music Concerto Competition. Between 2015 and 2019, Lauren Greene was awarded the Zell Miller Scholarship, Ty Cobb Educational Fund Scholarship, the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Scholarship, Acworth Business Association Scholarship, and the Kennesaw State University School of Music Merit Based Scholarship.
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Ms. Greene finds teaching to be extremely gratifying. She has tutored students privately and in schools. She began teaching private violin lessons in 2014 and it has been an enriching and fulfilling part of her career since. Ms. Greene has taught students from age 5 to 55. She taught at the Suzuki Talent Education Program in Atlanta, Georgia, from 2017 through 2019. At STEP, she taught private lessons as well as group classes and assisted in the chamber orchestra. Ms. Greene has also enjoyed teaching students in public schools, by coaching sectionals, giving demonstrations and casual performances at various middle and high schools in the metro Atlanta area. While a student at KSU, Lauren Greene acted as teaching assistant to Helen Kim for the Summer Intensive Program and String Day at KSU in 2017 and 2018. In 2018 and 2019, Lauren Greene was the secretary of KSU’s chapter of Music Teachers National Association.