Availability: Wednesday & Thursday 6-10pm
Monthly Rate: $120 (30 min lessons each week)
Single/Trial Lesson: $35 (30 min)
Alla (violin/viola) holds a Master’s Degree, as well as an Artist Diploma from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory and previously studied at the Sverdlovsk music school for gifted young artists. She has toured over forty states and internationally with the St. Petersburg String Quartet. She also performed as member of the Israel Symphony Orchestra of Rishon LeZion and was concert mistress of the Miami City Ballet Orchestra for three years. Mrs. Wijnands appeared as a soloist in some of the major theaters and performing centers around the world with the Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, as well as with the Miami City Ballet Orchestra. She has recorded under Marquee and Melodia labels with the St. Petersburg String Quartet. Since her relocation to the Kansas City area, Alla collaborated with the Kansas City Symphony, Omaha Symphony, Symphony of Northern Arkansas and NAVO Chamber Orchestra, and often plays for the KC Rep, Music Hall and Starlight theaters.
Mrs. Wijnands started teaching over thirty years ago, as a teaching assistant at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. She has also taught at the St. Petersburg International Summer Academy, Beit Barbur Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv, and has given chamber music and violin master classes around the world.