Ann Key – Violin/Viola

Ann Key is a professional violinist and violist based in Lynchburg, VA. She started to play violin in the Lynchburg City Schools at the age of five and has continued to play ever since. She earned her Bachelor of the Arts in Music Performance from Lynchburg College in 2012. While at Lynchburg College, she served as Concertmaster and Principle Violist for the Lynchburg College Orchestra. She has also served as Concertmaster for the Bedford Community Orchestra and The Liberty University Symphony Orchestra.  Her primary violin teachers include Ginger Paris, Joe Nigro, Jana Ross, and Ellen Habitzruther. Currently, Ann runs a private violin studio at Lynchburg Music Center and also teaches in the Lynchburg City Schools as one of the string teachers. She also plays viola in the Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra and has her own string quartet.