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About Promise Ashu

Promise Ashu
Promise Ashu
Music Teacher, Professional
Location: Bowie, MD
Speaks: English
Instructs: Violin
Education: Rutgers University- Mason Gross School of the Arts: Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance
Performance Experience: Virtuosi Violin Quartet: Lead Violinist (2015-2017) -performing at multiple venues around the Washington, DC area Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: Summer Piano and Chamber Music Institute at George Washington University (2015-2016) The Strathmore: Back up Violinist for legends Sting and Paul Simon (2014) Rutgers University String Ensemble: Concert Mistress (2018) Rutgers Symphony Orchestra: Principal Second Violinist (2018-2019)
Teaching Experience: Assistant Violin Teacher for Summer Intensive at Duke Ellington School of the Arts (Washington, DC) Virtual Violin Teacher for Change for Kids (New York, NY)
Teaching Philosophy: My primary focus is to support the personal growth of my students. Not only as artists, but as people! In order to master any skill, one must have patience with not only their instrument, but themselves as well. You can do anything you set your mind to!

Get to know Promise Ashu

Promise Ashu is a recent college graduate from Rutgers University, where she studied violin performance. Originally from Prince George’s County, Maryland, she started her training at the age of 14 at Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C. Although she had a late start, she did not let that stand in the way of her goal of being a violinist and educator. Her gift has taken her to concert venues all around DC, Maryland, and Virginia such as The Kennedy Center, the Strathmore, and the Lincoln Center with the likes of artists such as  Ledisi, Sting, and Paul Simon. She has also participated in masterclasses with world renowned cellist, Yo Yo Ma, and violinist Hirona Oka. She has a passion for teaching and sharing her love for music with others. 

Promise Ashu teaches at:
3811 Evergreen Pkwy
Bowie, MD 20716
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