Brandon Vance



Teaching Experience

  • Private Violin Studio Seattle, Washington

  • Guest Lecturer Irish World Academy, University of Limerick

  • Guest Lecturer University of Oregon

  • Guest Lecturer Oberlin, Baroque Performance Institute

  • Sato Center for Suzuki Studies, Suzuki Certification, Books 1-4, plus Practicum (extra hours of private lesson observation)

Orchestra Experience

  • Northwest Sinfonietta Seattle, Tacoma & Puyallup, WA

  • Pacific Musicworks Seattle, WA

  • Early Music Vancouver

    Vancouver, B.C.

  • Pacific Baroque Orchestra

    Vancouver, B.C.

  • Symphony Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

  • Akron Symphony, Akron, OH


  • Cleveland Institute of Music

    • Bachelor of Music Degree, 2009

    • Master of Music Degree, 2010

    • Mr. Paul Kantor’s Studio, 2004-2010

    • Extensive studies with the Cavani Quartet and Mr. Peter Salaff, 2004-2010

  • Aspen Music Festival and School

    • Full Fellowship, Assistant Concertmaster/Mentor, Concert Orchestra, 2008

    • Full Fellowship, Festival Orchestra, 2007

    • Partial Tuition, Starling Foundation Scholarship, 2003

      • Naoko Tanaka, Juilliard Faculty

  • Baroque Performance Institute, Oberlin, Full tuition, Julie Andrijeski Baroque Violin and Dance Scholarship, 2010

  • Zephyr Chamber Music Festival Full-tuition, Courmayour, Italy, 2006

  • National Repertory Orchestra Full tuition plus stipend, section violin, 2005


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