Laurel Thomsen

      Genre-bending violin & viola performance, instruction, and recording

“...a terrific violinist and accompanist. I can hardly wait to hear more...”

~Les Siemieniuk

Penguin Eggs Magazine

“ exceptional teacher...knowledgeable, patient and insightful (with) specific strategies to improve my technique. I am looking forward to continuing to realize great results that outstanding teaching can bring.”


adult viola student

Looking forward to a Winter 2016 tour of the Southwest, headlining the Listening Room Festival in Florida in April, and summer festivals in Canada. Check my Calendar for dates.

Stay tuned for a new Dan and Laurel coming in early 2016! Visit for more.

Finally, introducing the “Complete Vibrato Mastery” online course! The first 30 students to use coupon code HOLIDAYSPECIAL by Dec 31, 2015 get $20 off! Available at