Anna Hoepfinger
Status: Member
Member Since: June 29, 2020
Last Visit:August 22, 2023

Anna Hoepfinger

Anna Lisa Hoepfinger

Anna Lisa Hoepfinger has been a member of the Nashville Symphony first violin section since 2002.

She is one of the teachers, along with Deidre Fominaya Bacco, who began Nashville Symphony's "One Note One Neighborhood" Suzuki violin program through the W.O. Smith School from 2009-2015.
2009-2020 Anna Lisa served as secretary and also a general member of the Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association.
2020 - presently teaching in the Belmont Academy Suzuki Program with Sarah Cote and other Symphony musicians.
2002 - 2007 when she moved to Nashville to join the Nashville Symphony, she also taught Suzuki violin in Franklin with Jeanette Long at the former Franklin Suzuki School and at the East Nashville Center for the Creative Arts (2003).

Her Suzuki training includes courses with Edward Kreitman, author of "Teaching from the Balance Point", Michele Higa-George (Suzuki Book 1), Rebecca Sandrok (Suzuki Book 2), Ronda Cole (Books 1, 2, 3/4 and Overview Books 1-6),Linda Fiore (Book 7), Carol Dallinger (Book 8), and Alice Joy Lewis Technical skills through bks. 1-6). She also studied Suzuki violin as a child with Carol Dallinger at the University of Evansville.

Since 2010 she has been in the Eastwood Ensemble Chamber Music Group. She has also joined other members of the Nashville Symphony to teach and perform throughout Nashville.
2020 joined professionals in her neighborhood to perform outdoor shows during COVID Lockdown. Now performing as the Skyview Ensemble.

Anna Lisa has a Master's degree in Music Performance from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and Performance from Oberlin Conservatory. She studied Violin Performance under Paul Kantor, Roland Vamos and Almita Vamos.