- Instrument First Violin
Danna Pins received a bachelor of music degree in violin performance from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music and a master of music degree in violin performance from the University of Akron.
She has studied with Allen Ohmes, David Russell, Won Bin Yim, Alan Bodman, and Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio. Danna Pins has had extensive training in Suzuki pedagogy and teaches with the Des Moines Area Suzuki Institute.
Member of the Orchestra since
Most memorable experience with the Orchestra
Our concert with Itzhak Perlman.
How I got started playing my instrument
My mother, Sherida Josephson, principal violist with the DMSO, started me on the violin at the age of 3. I have been playing ever since!
Favorite solo piece
Bach's Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin.