Both beginners and advanced students are welcome, especially younger children. Each course of study is carefully crafted to student’s interest and experience. Our students study with great enthusiasm and fully develop their potential thanks to our individualized approach. The friendly atmosphere of our classes facilitates students learning from each other. Students are also encouraged to participate in music theory and music history classes to help them gain a better understanding of music, its meaning, and its philosophy.
Yuriy Mikhlin has been a professional violinist in Russia and then in the Pacific Northwest for more than 35 years. At the age of 23, he earned his Master’s degree from the Kiev Conservatory with honors. His most influential teacher was a student of David Oystrakh. From 1969 to 1974, he was an Assistant Principal and soloist of the Kiev Chamber Orchestra, and from 1974-1991, Assistant Principal for the Kiev Opera & Ballet Orchestra. During his 20-year career as a violinist with the Kiev Opera and Ballet, Yuriy performed in Asia, Russia, and Europe. He was also a faculty member of Kiev Music School #32 and Glier College of Music.
Since moving to Seattle in 1991, he has founded a local studio and has continued providing his pedagogy expertise. His students have won both national and international competitions. Since 1993, he‘s been a member of the Northwest Chamber Orchestra and a principal violinist of the Federal Way Symphony. He’s also the principal second violin in Seattle Chamber Orchestra, and a member of Seattle Violin Virtuos. Yuriy is actively involved in chamber concert arena and his chamber performances have been particularly highly praised.
Eleonora is a member of the Federal Way Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed with the Pacific Chamber Group in Japan. She began her pedagogy career in 1971 and taught for the next 20 years at the Lysenko School for Gifted Children. Since moving to Seattle in 1991, Eleonora established a studio here is Seattle and has continued to follow her dream of teaching students. She holds a Master’s Degree from Kiev Conservatory with honors.
For scheduling with Yuriy or Eleonora send a message or call: (206) 289-0255