Deborah Vukovitz

violin, viola, piano teacher

As a teacher, Deborah is dedicated to nurturing her students’ creativity, artistry and empowerment and passing on to each student the legacies she has cherished from her own teachers. Deborah offers her students performance opportunities throughout the year and an environment of creative community. Deborah has a degree from UCLA and was awarded first prize in UCLA’s Compinsky Violin Competition. Among her happiest memories from childhood is studying with renown Suzuki teacher Idell Low. Deborah also studied with violin legend Josef Gingold & with renown pedagogue Robert Lipsett. She trained on piano with concert artist Anita Swearengin and regularly accompanies her students at concerts, and composes at the piano—her compositions have been featured in soundtracks for films.   Deborah has performed as a professional violinist/violist in an array of venues in various styles—from various classical orchestras including the California Philharmonic, to motion picture soundtracks & albums such as the jazz album “After Hours” with Eagles member Glenn Frey, deadmau5’s album “Where’s the drop?” and Alan Parson’s Project “The Secret.”