Jennifer Puckett

JENNIFER PUCKETT is principal violist with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Prior to her tenure in Memphis, she completed three years with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida. She has been on the faculty of EMF since 2005. Puckett has been teaching private lessons since 1996. She has taught with different Suzuki programs and […]

Diane Phoenix-Neal

DIANE PHOENIX-NEAL is an EMF alumna and has served on the faculty since 1998 and grew up in North Carolina. She performs regularly nationally and internationally as a collaborative chamber musician and as a soloist in addition to her roles as an educator and clinician. Her chamber music performances have taken her to concert stages […]

Jamie Hofman

JAMIE HOFMAN is a graduate of Indiana University, where he earned Bachelor of Music Performance degrees in violin and viola, as well as a performer diploma for viola. His principal teachers have been Mimi Zweig, Jerry Horner and Atar Arad. Hofman is on faculty at the String Academy of Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee […]

Sarah Coté

SARAH COTÉ has been a member of the faculties of Middle Tennessee State University and Belmont University in Nashville, TN, since 2003. She is instructor of viola, violin, and string pedagogy. Currently, she performs with the Nashville Symphony, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, and the Alabama Symphony. She is principal viola of the Bowling Green Chamber […]