Blayne Barnes, Violinist
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Mr. Barnesʼs studies in violin pedagogy, as well as his experience as a performer, make him an especially effective teacher. Utilizing a combination of Suzuki, Rolland, and Dounis pedagogy, he teaches students of all ages and abilities. His students have won school competitions, including the Honors and Concerto Competitions at St. Josephʼs School of Music (St. Paul, MN), have soloed with
youth orchestras, and have auditioned successfully into youth orchestras in the Twin Cities, Eugene, and Portland, OR. Mr. Barnes held faculty positions at Oregon State University and Willamette University as well as at community music schools, including St. Josephʼs School of Music, Community Music Center (Portland, OR), and the Community Music Institute (Eugene, OR). Currently, he coaches for the Everett Youth Symphonies and maintains a private studio. He is accepting students in the Seattle area. For questions about studio location, rates, or availability, please use the link on the contact page.