Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi Professional Performer, Violin Instructor
Miss Yasmeen began her studies of violin at the age of six under the instruction of Fudeko Takahashi at the New England Conservatory. She has performed all over the world, particularly in Germany, Italy, England, Austria, and the Czech Republic as well as in the United States in revered venues such as Carnegie Hall, Symphony Hall, Royce Hall, and Tanglewood. Yasmeen majored in violin performance and political science at UCLA. She won the 2013 UCLA All-Star Competition and performed as a soloist alongside the UCLA Philharmonic. She has branched out in a variety of genres: in 2013 she opened the American Music Awards under a Coca Cola sponsorship, and has worked with successful famous musicians, including Jason DeRulo, Hans Zimmer, Karmin, Melissa Etheridge, and works regularly with successful YouTube stars Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider. Miss Yasmeen prides herself on keeping a positive attitude throughout lessons while maintaining professionalism and likes to build her students up with hope and encouragement.