Our Teachers


A Russian, ex-Soviet Union violin virtuoso, Vladimir has had 12 world-class violin teachers, has played the violin for nearly 3 decades, and has had 15 years of teaching experience. His formal education includes 3 formal degrees: Master of Music with First Class Honours, Bachelor of Music Honours with First Class Honours, and Bachelor of Music from The University of […]


YeRi started playing violin and piano at the age of 6 in Moscow, Russia. She graduated from the Russian music school with honours in 2007. YeRi has performed and won the Moscow State contest in violin solo and violin duet. Also, two string chamber groups in which she participated as the first violin have won various competitions, in which […]


Julian is a rising star who was recently a prize-winner at the Gisborne International Music Competition. He is a graduate of the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington and has worked with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and at festivals including the Nelson International Music Festival. Since arriving in Australia, he has been busy […]


Kirrily is one of our EVA Violin Course instructors specialising in children’s groups. Suzuki-trained and qualified, she has been an avid music enthusiast and violinist since the age of 4 and is now mid-way through a Bachelor of Music Education at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Prior experience in teaching students to express themselves through […]


Max Holzner is an alumnus of the University of Cambridge and the Australian National University and the recipient of many awards and scholarships, including the Cambridge Australia Trust Orde Poynton Scholarship (2005-2007), a UK Overseas Research Scholarship (2005-2006), and an Australian Postgraduate Award (2004-2005). With the assistance of a Llewellyn Memorial Trust Scholarship (2003), he […]