Carina Remmel

Violin Instructor

Carina Remmel has been teaching private lessons since 2011. Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, Carina Remmel is a violinist and marine ecologist with Bachelor's degrees in Violin Performance and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan and Masters's degrees in Violin Performance and Marine Conservation. While in Arkansas, Carina studied with Arkansas Symphony member, Sandy McDonald, and ASO Concertmaster, Kiril Laskarov. She then completed her high school studies at the Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied with Paul Sonner. Her professors at the University of Michigan included Kathryn Votapek and Aaron Berofsky.

She has been a fellow at the Texas Music Festival and attended the Amalfi Coast Music Festival, Summit Music Festival, Montecito Music Festival, International Music Academy at Pilsen, Czech Republic, and the Aria International Summer Academy. She has also performed in masterclasses for James Buswell, Aaron Rosand, and Gabe Pegis. While in Ann Arbor, Carina served as President of the Alpha Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota International Women’s Music Fraternity in which she was awarded the Sword of Honor, and the Ruby Sword of Honor. She has worked with such renowned conductors as Gerard Shwarz, Larry Rachleff, Carl St. Clair, and Octavio Más-Arocas. Recently, Carina completed a Masters in Violin Performance at the Frost School with Scott Flavin as a Henry Mancini Institute Graduate Fellow. In her free time, Carina enjoys scuba diving and traveling with her chihuahua, Viva.

Carina Remmel