Bachelor in Violin Performance – Cleveland Institute of Music

Manya Aronin is a violinist who hails from Bethesda, Maryland. Manya is a recent graduate at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Joan Kwuon, receiving her Bachelor’s in violin performance. 

Throughout her high school years, Manya’s musical endeavors have earned her numerous awards from prestigious musical organizations including American Protege, the U.S. Army Orchestra, and the Presser Foundation. 

Additionally, Manya’s vibrant and soulful music has matured by virtue of learning from several leading artists, some of whom include James Ehnes, Stefan Milenkovich, and members of the Emerson String Quartet.

Manya spent several of her summers participating in music festivals, those of which include Interlochen Center for the Arts, Meadowmount School of Music, and Roundtop Music Festival. Most recently, Manya attended the National Orchestral Institute as a performer and the music library intern.

In addition to performing, Manya enjoys reaching out to and teaching the community’s youth to enrich the local artistic environment. Manya has worked as a camp counselor at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C.–an institution that introduces children to several genres of music. Additionally, Manya received Suzuki training at the Cleveland Institute of music in the 2020-2021 school year. Most recently, Manya worked as a staffer at camp Michigania where she founded Music Mondays, a program that helps children become acquainted with music through a series of fun activities.