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Hattie A.


Genres: Classical, Pop, Contemporary

Teaches in English, Korean

Korean-American violinist Hattie is a professional freelance performer and dedicated teacher based in Manhattan. She has extensive experience performing contemporary and classical music. 


Born in Seoul and raised in Texas, Hattie started playing the violin at the age of nine. At Stony Brook University, she studied with Arnauld Sussmann and Jennifer Frautschi. She holds Master's degrees in violin performance from the Manhattan School of Music and Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, and a Bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Oberlin College and Conservatory.


Hattie’s past instructors include former Minnesota Orchestra Concertmaster Jorja Fleezanis, Milan Vitek, Curtis Macomber, Mimi Zweig, and Hal Grossman. Hattie has been invited to festivals such as Lucerne Festival Academy, National Repertory Orchestra, Music in the Mountains, Bowdoin International Music Festival and many more. 


Hattie has been teaching professionally for almost ten years. She is a passionate teacher and tailors each student’s lessons to fit their unique interests and personality. Her teaching style is focused on building balance between a strong technical foundation and musicianship, while setting individualized goals for each of her students. Her students describe her teaching style as supportive, attentive, fun, and patient. 


Hattie performs on a violin by Antonio Sgarbi, 1902, on generous loan from the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation.


Our teachers travel to New Jersey, Connecticut, and Long Island, NJ, CT, LI
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