We are lucky to have Mark Messenger, Per Enoksson, and Mari Samuelsen as violin teachers for our Strings Program during week 2 (August 7th-11th).


Mark Messenger has had a broad and varied career. His love of music and the human connection it offers has meant he has shared the concert platform with some remarkable musicians – amongst others, Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Ivry Gitlis, Maxim Vengerov, Bernard Greenhouse, Natalie Clein, Raphael Wallfisch, Thomas Carroll, Yonty Solomon, Howard Shelley, John Lill, Dame Thea King, Michael Collins, Chris Garrick and Sir John Dankworth – as well as some incredible students.


Per Enoksson’s career includes solo performances with all the leading Scandinavian orchestras, including the Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, Stavanger Symphony, Swedish Radio, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Malmö S.O., Helsinki and Danish Radio Orchestras. Per Enoksson was 1st concertmaster of Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra 1987-2022. Teaching posts have included positions at the College of Music, Oslo and at the Academy of Music, Copenhagen. Per Enoksson is presently Professor at Edsberg, Royal Academy of Music, Stockholm.


A classically trained violinist, her studies with Arve Tellefsen and later at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo were followed by a decade with world-renowned professor Zakhar Bron at the Zurich University of the Arts.

Mari has appeared as soloist and recitalist on many of the world’s leading stages, including New York’s Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, London’s Barbican Centre, and Berlin’s Konzerthaus.

Remember to apply by April 16th!