Our professional teachers are so important to what we accomplish.  Each one of them hold degrees in either classical or jazz studies with experience in other genres including rock, pop, r&b etc.

We take pride in offering instructors that are polite conversationalists with abundant knowledge of their instrument and a strong passion for teaching.


Zhenya Zianouka

Zhenya Zianouka was born in the Republic of Belarus. She grew up among a family of dedicated musicians with her mother, a music teacher and conductor, and father, an accomplished composer and performer. Zhenya started playing the violin at the age of six. She attended the Oginsky School of Music in her hometown of Molodechno, where she studied violin, piano, and music theory for eight years. During her studies, she participated in classical violin competitions and appeared on stage, performing contemporary music on the electric violin. After her graduation, Zhenya was accepted into the prestigious Minsk State Linguistic University, where she was recognized for her scholastic talents and foreign language proficiency. Upon moving to the United States, Zhenya was awarded a scholarship to study Violin Performance at Hood College in Frederick MD, where she held the position of Concert Master in the university string ensemble. Her awards and acknowledgements include  the prestigious Marie A. Markow Excellence in Music Prize and The Ardine and Phyllis Gorden Music Scholar Award.

A classically trained artist, Zhenya Zianouka offers individualized instruction on the violin. She tailors the curriculum according to the personal goals of each student. Zhenya helps unleash musical abilities while providing a solid classical foundation. A number of her students sit First Chair Violin in youth orchestras, with others having continued their musical pursuits through higher education.

Zhenya specializes in teaching all levels of violin,  beginner to advanced, ages 4 and up.


Jared Higgins

 Jared Higgins is a freelance violinist residing in Frederick, Maryland. He began playing violin when he was five years old and performed throughout high school with both the Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra and the Frederick Symphony Orchestra.  In 2012, Jared performed as a 'premier violinist' with the Frederick Regional Youth Orchestra after winning their annual concerto competition.  He then went on to study violin performance at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, where he studied under the tutelage of Dr. Airi Yoshioka. Jared brings a wealth of teaching experience from working with programs like the Washington Performing Arts Capitol Strings and the Olney Conservatory of Music.

Jared teaches beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of both violin and viola

Hannah Sunday


Hannah has been involved with classical music from early childhood.  She started learning piano at the age of 6 and continued to learn other instruments, such as trombone.  While in grade school, Hannah performed with state and national ensembles in various locations including Carnegie Hall.  She furthered her education in music at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  There, she received her B.A. in Classical Voice Performance and a B.A. in Music Technology.  As an undergraduate student, she performed in choirs, opera scenes, and instrumental ensembles.  

Being able to encourage someone else’s interest and love of music is what inspires Hannah to teach.

Hannah specializes in teaching Voice, Piano and Trombone

Ruhan Bout


B.M University Of Maryland Baltimore County 2012 -2015
A.A Montgomery College, 2010 -2012

Private Instructors
Zane Forshee, DMA, Peabody Conservatory
John Armato, M.M, Peabody Ceonservatory
Phil Mathieu, B.M, George Washington Univ.

Teaching Experince
Private Studio 2010 -Present
Private Music Teacher at Harmonic Music Studios in Washington D.C. 2015 - 2017

Ruhan has a passion for playing genres like the Tango, Flamenco, Gypsy and Pop but also loves playing rock and roll and teaching his students how to explore their own creative mind.  While teaching is Ruhan's passion, you can also find him performing solo/duo classical guitar and rock n roll concerts with his band in restaurants and venues in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.

Ruhan teaches all levels and all genres of Piano, Guitar and Bass including Jazz, Pop, Classical and Flamenco.

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