Grant Donnellan, MM

Professor, Violin, Youth Orchestra


Master of Music: Yale School of Music
Bachelor of Music: Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Violinist Grant Donnellan holds a Master of Music degree and Performance Certificate from Yale School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Oberlin Conservatory. His principal teachers include Sydney Harth, Eric Friedmann, Roland and Almita Vamos, and the Tokyo String Quartet. While at Yale he received the Ellen Battell-Stoeckel Chamber Music Excellence Award and was a member of the Irving S. Gillmore Scholarship Piano Trio. He has performed with numerous symphony orchestras, including the American Sinfonietta. Donnellan has been a guest artist at the Olympic Music Festival, the Governor's Recital Series, Bellingham Festival of Music, Wintergreen Music Festival, Cascadia Spring Music Festival, the Boulder Bach Society and the Holzhausen Music Festival in Germany. He has performed concertos with the Whatcom Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta and the Western Washington University Symphony Orchestra. He teaches violin and coaches chamber music at Western and co-directs the summer Chamber Music Festival.