Eva Dunian received Bachelor of Music in Violin and Viola Performance and Master of Arts at the Catholic University of America. She studied the violin with Jody Gatwood, the viola with Richard Field at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and both instruments with Ricardo Cyncynates, who is the Assistant Concertmaster at the National Symphony Orchestra.
She played for years with Maryland Symphony Orchestra and free-lanced with Fleur-de-lis String Quartet in Washington, DC area and in Italy.
She attended master classes and workshops with legendary violin teachers Kato Havas, John Kendall, and Rebecca Henry. She also taught the violin and viola for ten years at the National Cathedral School in Washington, DC.
She loves teaching children as well as adults. She has been described by her students and their parents as a fun, approachable, and challenging teacher.
~Violin lessons with Eva~
I started playing the violin a little over a year ago?the first time I played a note was in a lesson with Eva. Throughout the past year she has been extremely patient and reassuring. She does a great job of ensuring technical proficiency while still making it fun and encouraging a passion for playing music. Lessons can be tailored to the types of music you want to play, and to your specific strengths and weaknesses. We?ve played everything from folky fiddle songs to classical duets in the past year. I have really loved having Eva as a violin teacher. She goes above and beyond?if I have a question or issue while practicing during the week, she is always willing to help and advise. I really cannot recommend her enough. ~ Isadora D. (student)