Talya Schenk, viola

Talya Schenk, DMA, violist, is the upper strings teacher at Frostburg State University, and is an active performer and teacher who performs with various ensembles in the DC area.   She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts from the Catholic University of America, a Master of Music from The Hartt School, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  Her teachers include Kimberly Sparr, Maria Lambros, Rita Porfiris, and Karin Brown.  She maintains a busy private studio of viola and violin students in Rockville, Maryland, and often takes her teaching into the community, through coaching at MCYO and PVYO, as well as teaching in Strathmore's outreach string orchestra programs.