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Karin Griffin (nee McGechie - McKay)

General Details

Karin has over 40 years experience as a professional violinist and teacher. She brings to her teaching a broad depth of professional performance experience and eclectic training in most types, forms and genre of music from around the world.

She has tutored and given master classes workshops and Professional Development, adjudicated in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Geraldton and Bunbury (WA) Thailand and recently for AUSTA QLD in Bunderberg. She is a committee member of AUSTAQ (Australian String Association Queensland) a former president of the Australian String Association (WA), was a qualified member of WA Music Teachers Association, and a former examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board WA.

Karin has tutored students of all ages and stages and is passionate about handing on her skills providing advanced teaching and mentoring, and assisting others with their teaching practices. Many former students are now themselves tutoring and performing professionally in Australia and around the world.

She currently performs as a freelance Violinist/Fiddler and folk music performer playing live music. Karin regularly performs at Eudlo Hall the first Sunday of every month, with various bands, trios, jazz groups and duos and has also shared the stage with such greats as: Eric Clapton, Henry Mancini, Dizzy Gillespie, Larry Adler & Sinead O’Connor and worked with the Royal Philharmonic and BBC Concert Orchestras as well as performing on films such as Licence to Kill and Mad Max (1 & 2) starting her career in Melbourne with the Brian May and the ABC Melbourne Showband playing on recordings and films, TV performances on young talent time and Darrel Summers shows and leading and solo in West End Musicals from an early age.

If you are interested in talking further or you wish to book an initial free lesson/audition or for performing then please contact her on:
0417 108 817

These details were last updated on October 6, 2016

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