Bonny Buckley
Status: Member
Member Since: October 7, 2003
Last Visit:February 11, 2019

Bonny Buckley

Bonny enjoys offering encouragement, ideas and inspiration to other teachers in the sometimes lonely world of string teaching.

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She is founding a new orchestra in southwest Germany, starting off as a chamber orchestra, which will combine live orchestral performance with multi-media effects.

Grandfathers of her learning include David Oistrakh and Ivan Galamian. Teachers included Dana Pomerantz-Mazurkevich, Roman Totenberg, Guo-Guo Guang, Peter Kaman and Clayton Hoener.

Bonny performs on a 300+ year old violin.

Find some of her work recorded on Tranquillo, A Northwest Celebration, a CD of classics performed by string quartet.

After completing a Bachelor of Music with honors in Violin at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, through a joint program with the Longy School of Music, she organized musicians, performed and taught in China and the United States. Bonny also holds Professional Certification for Teaching K-12 Instrumental Music in WA State.

Bonny plays violin and viola often in chamber music, orchestras and symphonies in southwest Germany. She teaches violin, guitar and viola.
Bonny resides in Böblingen, near Stuttgart, Germany. Read more on her blog,

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