About Promise Ashu
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.