ANNE DONALDSON received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music where she studied with David Updegraff, and her Master's degree from Northwestern University, where she was the teaching assistant of Blair Milton. Her primary training in the Suzuki Method has been under Carrie Reuning-Hummel and Ronda Cole. As a guest clinician, she has taught for the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, Birmingham Young Artist Workshops, the Suzuki Association of Georgia, and the Columbus Suzuki Institute. Ms. Donaldson was a member of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra from 2008-2012 and was co-founder and Assistant Director of STEP, the Suzuki Talent Education Program of Birmingham for 6 years. Currently living in Washington, D.C., Ms. Donaldson plays frequently with the National Symphony Orchestra and is also a coach for the DC Youth Orchestra Program. During the summer season, she performs with the Grant Park Orchestra in Chicago and teaches at Eastern Music Festival (www.easternmusicfestival.org) in Greensboro, North Carolina.