Arizona native and violinist Veronica Riner is a passionate and introspective performer and teacher. After completing her Bachelor of Music at Northern Arizona University, she moved to Boston to pursue a Master of Music at the Boston Conservatory in 2018 under the tutelage of Katie Lansdale. Throughout her education, Veronica has enjoyed an active career as a performing violinist. She has served as a member of orchestras such as the Flagstaff Symphony and the Phoenix Symphony. As a chamber musician, she has performed on numerous honors recitals including the faculty chamber series and the Honors Millennium chamber series at the Boston Conservatory. In 2018, her sextet performed a full-length recital at the Boston Sculptors Gallery, performing the Frank Bridge sextet and Schoenberg’s Verklaerte Nacht. She has collaborated with composers to commission pieces for both solo violin and string quartet during her time at the conservatory and formed an Irish band in 2018 that toured throughout Boston. Veronica is also a devoted educator in the New York area, serving as a regular teacher, private instructor, and section coach with the Harmony Program for students of underserved communities. Her goal is to create more accessibility to music education and to forge deeper connections with students and audience members through the enjoyment and understanding of music.