Holly Bryan, Violin Instructor


Southern Adventist University, B.A.

Major-Music, Violin Emphasis



Violin Training

1997-2007- David Arenz, Principal Second Violinist of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

1995-97- Mark Zelmanovich, Concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

1994-95- Leroy Peterson, Professor of Violin at Pacific Union College

1993-94- Peter DeVries, Assistant Concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

1990-93- Mary Robinson, Concertmaster of the Asheville Symphony

1988-90- Barbara Marable, 1st Violinist in Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

1987-88- Dr. Jim Marable, Violin Instructor of Knoxville, TN

1979-87- Various Suzuki Instructors at the Suzuki Institute

Violin Ensemble Experience

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

Atlanta Opera Orchestra

Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Gwinnett Philharmonic

Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra

Peachtree Pops Orchestra

Georgia Sinfonia

Atlanta Pops Orchestra

Asheville Symphony

Southern Adventist University Orchestra

Pacific Union College Orchestra and String Quartet

Knoxville Youth Orchestra


1997-present- North Georgia Strings Studio

2001-present- Columbus Symphony Orchestra

2008-present- Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra

1990-present- Various Contract Engagements

1998-2008- Gwinnett Philharmonic

1999-01- Perimeter Academy of the Arts Strings Teacher

1999-00- Suzuki Strings Studio

1998-99- Wesleyan School Violin Instruction

1996-97- Suzuki Method Violin Teacher in Collegedale, TN

David Bryan, Piano Instructor

David has a B.A. in music from Southern University in Chattanooga, TN.  Most of his formal music training came under these five teachers:

1990-1995-Judy Glass, Professor of Music, Southern University
1990-1994-Marvin Robertson, Music Director, DieMiestersinger Male Chorus
Summer, 1991-Harold Vogel, Professor of Music, Bremen, Germany
1984-1990-Jean Valerio, Composer & Teacher;  M.A. graduate of Eastman School of Music
1977-1984-Susan Fehr, Teacher

David is currently music director at New Community Church in Roswell, GA where he regularly coaches vocalists and instrumentalists.  He has accompanied college choirs and directed children’s choirs. Below is a brief summary of his music-related employment.

2003-present-Music Teacher
1997-present-Music Director, New Community Church; Roswell, GA
1999-present- Accompanist,  North Georgia Strings Studio
1995-1997-Children’s Choir Director, Asheville-Pisgah Elementary School
1995-1997-Music Director, Asheville Church; Asheville, NC (400 members)
1990-1994- Accompanist,  DieMiestersinger Male Chorus (toured Canada, Israel, Jordan, Greece, United States)
1993-1995-Organist, Collegedale Church (2,000 members)
1986-1990-Organist, Asheville Church (400 members)
1986-present-Various contract engagements (i.e. weddings, Easter programs, Christmas concerts, Evensongs, substitute pianist/organist for churches, band concerts; award banquets)