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Adrienne Harmon

Degrees & Studies

The Cleveland Institute of Music 2016-2017 (artist diploma two semesters completed and Suzuki Pedagogy trained in books 1-4), DePaul University Master of Music Violin Performance 2011, The Cleveland Institute of Music Bachelors of Music Violin Performance 2007.


Violin, Suzuki Violin

Music Conservatory of Westchester

Faculty since 2019

Born In

Albany, New York

Performances & Distinctions

Adrienne Harmon is an active performer and teacher in the Hudson Valley region. Originally from New England, Adrienne received her pedagogical foundation at the New England Conservatory and Walnut Hill School for the Arts. She received multiple degrees in music performance from The Cleveland Institute of Music and DePaul University School of Music and trained in the Chicago Civic Orchestra program as a principal musician. Adrienne received Suzuki teacher training from Kimberly Meier-Sims at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Ann Smelser in Chicago Suzuki Summer Institute. Ms. Harmon’s teaching philosophy is that everyone has musical ability and it is her pursuit to set students up for success in reaching their musical goals with the tools they already possess.

Ms. Harmon’s musical career span over ten years and throughout many states including Illinois, Kentucky, New York and Tennessee, where she served as a second violin in The Nashville Symphony for multiple seasons. Adrienne has also performed with notable ensembles such as The Cleveland Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s and most recently has become member of The Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Harmon is also the Assistant Concertmaster of The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra and performs regularly with The Hudson Valley Philharmonic and The Chappaqua Orchestra. Ms. Harmon is also violin faculty at the Nesin Cultural Arts music program in Monticello, New York and serves an associate musician with The Orchestra Now program at Bard College.

Teaching Philosophy

Every person has music inside of them and my job is to help them find the right tools to access their ability. My pursuit is to set the student up for success in reaching their musical goals.