Brynn McCullough

Brynn M.

Youngstown, OH
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About

Brynn delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2015

I am an experienced violinist currently earning my bachelor's degree in violin performance at Youngstown State University. I have been playing the violin for 10 years. I am classically trained but enjoy playing other styles of music as well. I have been a part of many honors ensembles such as PMEA District 1 Orchestra, PMEA Honors Orchestra and Strings North in PA. At Youngstown State University, I participate in the Dana Chamber Orchestra, Dana Symphony Orchestra, and Strings Ensemble.

My students can expect to improve each week in their technique and overall musicality. I want my to students to have fun, love music and improve throughout their lessons with me. I want to pass on my passion for music to my students.

I have my child abuse clearances and my criminal background checks (with fingerprints) in OH and PA.

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Experience

Violin 2
Sep 2017 - Present
Dana Chamber Orchestra

I am a 2nd violin in the Dana Chamber Orchestra.
Current Repertoire:
Dvorak's Serenade for Strings in E Major
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart
"Una Voce Poco Fa" from The Barber of Seville by Rossini

Previous Repertoire:
The Holberg Suite by Holberg
Serenade For Strings by Elgar

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Violinist
Mar 2017 - Present
Shenango High School

I am a violinist in the pit orchestra at Shenango High School in New Castle PA.
Current musicals:
Crazy for You

Past musicals:
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Violin 2
Aug 2016 - Present
Dana Symphony Orchestra

I currently am assistant principal for the 2nd violins in the Dana Symphony Orchestra.
Current Repertoire:
The Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini
Pines of Rome by Respighi
Concerto for Flute By Carl Nielsen
Concerto for Horn Op. 8 by Franz Strauss

Previous Repertoire:
Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov
Russian and Ludmilla (Overture) by Glinka
The New World Symphony in E minor by Dvorak
Magnificat by Bach
The Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky
Beethoven's 5th Symphony
Academic Festival Overture by Brahms
Kindentotenlieder movements 2 and 5 by Mahler
The Nutcracker Suite by Tchaikovsky
Many Moods of Christmas Suite3 by Robert Shaw and Robert Bennett
Te Deum by John Rutter
Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas from. Home Alone 2 By John Williams

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Teacher Assistant
Jul 2015 - Present
Cello Fury

I assisted Cello Fury during their annual Cello Fury Rock Camp. I helped students during masterclasses, rock band rehearsal, rock orchestra rehearsal and other camp activities. I Played cello, violin and viola as needed for the benefit of the campers.

Violin 2
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
True North Presents

I was in the True North Presents orchestra as a second violin. I performed with the Annie Moses Band at Carnegie Hall in New York City. The band did the Rhapsody in Bluegrass set with the orchestra and choir.

Violin 1
Apr 2017 - Apr 2017
Greenville Chruch

I performed with the Greenville Church Symphony Orchestra at the 2017 Men's Rally in the Valley in Youngstown OH. I accompanied Christian artist Aron Shust under the guidance of Todd Maki.

Education

Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Music Performance
Aug 2016 - Present
Youngstown State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Herman C. Ritter Scholarship
Sep 2017
Youngstown State University: The Dana School of Music
Dana School of Music Scholarship
Sep 2017
Youngstown State University: The Dana School of Music

Photos & Videos

Dana Chamber Orchestra 2017-2018 Romantic Masterpieces concert
Dana Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven's Fateful Fifth Concert. November 2, 2017

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Cello Fury Rock Camp 2017 (Teacher Assistant)
This is the Dana Symphony Orchestra performing in the annual Carols and Cocoa Concert 2016
Dana Symphony Orchestra

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Dana Chamber Orchestra

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Playing my violin for a photo shoot

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Dana Symphony Orchestra 2017-2018

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Playing the violin for another photoshoot in Cleveland, OH
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5 Reviews

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Hannah C. Feb 7, 2018
Violin · Online

Kind, patient, and very thorough with her lessons. She pushes her students to become the best they can be and helps them correct and see things to improve their playing.

Mariam H. Feb 7, 2018
Violin · Online

Janai H. Jan 29, 2018
Violin · Online

Brynn did a great job helping me with my violin. We had some connection problems, but that wasn't her fault. She is nice and sweet and encouraging and patient. She also gave helpful tips.

Kayla Jan 12, 2018
Violin · Online

Brynn is very patient, encouraging, and thorough!

Luke Dec 4, 2017
Violin · Online

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