Jamilyn Richardson

Violinist Jamilyn Richardson has established an active career as a music educator and performer in the Phoenix area. A native of Arizona, Jamilyn received her Master of Arts degree in Music from Arizona State University as a student of Katherine McLin and Danwen Jiang. Jamilyn has performed in a variety of ensembles including ASU’s Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, the Flagstaff Symphony, and currently she performs with the West Valley Symphony. As a chamber musician, Jamilyn has worked with members of the Brentano, Juilliard, and St. Lawrence String Quartets. She has also attended international music festivals, such as InterHarmony International Music Festival in Italy. Teaching private violin lessons since 2000, Jamilyn maintains a large private studio in the Valley. Her students regularly participate in Regional and All-State honor ensembles and some of her former students are currently pursuing music studies at major universities. Jamilyn developed the string program as Director of Orchestras at BASIS Ahwatukee from 2013 – 2017, and currently holds an Adjunct Faculty position at Grand Canyon University.