"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time."
Claire Allen is a violin teacher and performing violinist based in northern Virginia. She teaches violin students of all ages in her independent private studio as well as at Mason Community Arts Academy in Fairfax. Drawing from Suzuki, Rolland, and traditional pedagogy, Claire creates an effective program of training for each of her students. As a performer, Claire frequently plays chamber recitals as well as with the Haase String Quartet, and played in the Tysons-McLean Orchestra from 2015-2020.