Degrees and Certifications:
Southern Methodist University MM, 2010 Violin Performance Columbus State University BM, 2008 Violin Performance
A native of San Angelo, Texas, Brandie Phillips began studying the violin at the age of four. A passionate orchestral violinist, she has performed in Carnegie Hall and has performed as soloist with such orchestras as the Lynn University Philharmonic Orchestra, the SMU Meadows Symphony Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the San Angelo Symphony Orchestra. Other opportunities have allowed her to perform as soloist and orchestral violinist in various venues around the US and Europe.
Brandie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance from Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. She earned a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, under the tutelage of recording artist Chee-Yun Kim and Diane Kitzman.
Recently, Brandie made the decision to pursue her passion as an avid motivator and educator of music. She was previously the assistant orchestra director at Carpenter Middle School and Armstrong Middle school, and is now excited to work with the young musicians at Otto Middle School as Director of Orchestras. In addition, she holds the title of Assistant Concertmaster of The Dallas Opera Orchestra, and also frequently performs with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
1st Period - Beginner Violin
2nd Period - Beginner Viola/ Beginner Cello & Bass
3rd Period - Concert Orchestra
4th Period - Chamber Orchestra
5th Period - Symphony Orchestra
6th Period - Recital Orchesta
7th Period - Beginner Violin/ Beginner Cello & Bass
Tutorials (Available for sectionals and one-on-one help through appointment on Zoom)
Monday 8:25-4:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00-4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:25-11:30 AM
Thursday 12:00-4:00 PM
Friday 8:25-11:30 AM