Maya Ginsberg, M.A., has been studying the violin since age 11. She studied violin performance at the University of Oregon, holds a B.A. in music from Skidmore College, and received her M.A. in music from SDSU. She has been an active member of the North Coast Symphony Orchestra for the last 14 years. She is a violinist with Eliana Strings, and the violinist of the Striano Piano Trio. In addition to her work as the violin clinician at Mount Carmel High School, she is a lecturer at SDSU and teaches violin privately in the San Diego North County area.