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DePaul University, Master of Music - Violin Performance                               2014-2016

  • Graduated with High Honors

  • Was a member of the DePaul Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles

  • Performed in the pit orchestra for 4 opera productions     

University of Michigan, Bachelor of Music - Violin Performance

Minor in Performing Arts Management                                                               2010-2014

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude

  • Was a member of the University Symphony Orchestra, including for their Grammy nominated recording and world premiere of Milhaud's Oresteian Trilogy

  • Performed in the pit orchestra multiple opera productions

  • Performed in the pit orchestra for the Gilbert and Sullivan Society's musical productions

Work Experience

Anna Piotrowski, violinist                                                                                    2020-present

  • Violinist for events including weddings, corporate events, bridal/baby showers, funerals/memorial services, proposals, orchestral concerts and more

  • Has performed for over 200 events since February 2020

  • Has received over 85 five-star reviews

  • Manages all bookings, invoices, contracts, website, vendor pages and client communication

  • Curates setlists and playlists for each event

  • Manages set-up and production of all sound and technology elements

St. Benedict Preparatory School Strings Teacher                                           2015-present

  • Teach small group classes to 1st - 8th graders; putting on multiple concerts and community performances per year; handling all recruitment and enrollment as well as instrument rentals, repairs, and exchanges; teaching a 6th grade Advisory class; being a member of the liturgy planning committee

Music House Academy Violin Instructor                                                              2014-2016

  • Taught an after school violin program at a Chicago Public School and occasional private lessons 

University Musical Society Ticket Office Intern                                                  2013-2014

  • Walk-up and phone ticket sales for box office

University Musical Society Marketing Intern                                                                   2012

  • Composed press releases, grassroots and targeted marketing campaigns, documentary research (Emmy Award winning)

Private Violin Teacher                                                                                            2011-present

  • I teach and manage a studio of private violin students after school hours


Awards & Competitions

The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame                                                                       2024

The Knot Best of Weddings Award                                                                       2021-2024

WeddingWire Couples Choice Award                                                                  2021-2024

Best of Zola Award                                                                                                  2023-2024

GigSalad’s Top Performer Award                                                                       2021-present

White Lake Solo Competition Finalist                                                                              2014


Orchestral Experience

Fort Wayne Philharmonic (substitute)                                                              2019-present

Civic Orchestra of Chicago                                                                                     2016-2021

  • Included community engagement and education work with schools and underserved communities

New World Symphony (Substitute)                                                                       2015-2021

Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Concertmaster)                2015-2016

Dearborn Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Principal Second Violin)              2012-2014

Summer Music Programs

The Blackburn Academy at Festival Napa Valley                                                            2019

  • Sat concertmaster for the Opera Under the Stars Concert

Britten-Pears Young Artist Program                                                                                2018

  • Completed a Naxos video recording project with Marin Alsop

National Repertory Orchestra                                                                                           2015

  • Performed on NPR’s From The Top

Round Top Festival Institute                                                                                   2013-2014

Bay View Music Festival                                                                                          2013-2014

Franco-American Vocal Academy Orchestra                                                                2012

Kent Blossom Music Festival                                                                                              2012

  • Performed a side-by-side concert with The Cleveland Orchestra





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