Holly Bryan is the owner and violin instructor at North Georgia Strings Studio in Cumming, GA. She began violin as a 5-year old Suzuki student in Johnson City, TN. She has her Bachelor’s degree in music, violin emphasis, from Southern Adventist University. Her primary teachers include Mary Daniels, concertmaster of the Asheville Symphony for 25 years, Mark Zelmanovich, concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra until 2010, and David Arenz, principal second of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra until 2014. She has performed with the Asheville Symphony, the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, the Gwinnett Philharmonic, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She is an active freelance violinist in the Atlanta area and currently performs with the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra. She is married and has two children. Holly has been a member of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra since 2001.