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Tara Planeta ~ Founder/Violin

 

Ms. Planeta holds a Master's Degree in Violin Performance from Arizona State University, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at Liberty University. She has performed with over 30 professional orchestras internationally, including the Phoenix Symphony, National Philharmonic, Arizona Opera, Maryland Symphony, Arizona Ballet, International Philharmonia of the Californias, and was a long-time member of the Roanoke Symphony/Opera Roanoke. Ms. Planeta has had the pleasure to share the stage with stars such as Liza Minelli, Wynonna Judd, Natalie Cole, Art Garfunkle, Aaron Neville, and many other renowned classical and contemporary artists. In addition to being busy with Atoka Strings, she is the Executive Director of the Fauquier Youth Orchestra, and a private instructor at The Catoctin School of Music.

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Claire Bradfuhrer ~ Harp/Viola
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Joan Burdette ~ Cello
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Faith Crook ~ Cello
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Dr. Curt Christensen ~ Trumpet
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Jennene Estes ~ Cello
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Dr. Larissa Fedoryka ~ Cello
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James Forry ~ Cello
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Laura O'Konski ~ Violin/Viola
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Drew Robertson ~ Violin/Viola
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Rachel Sexton ~ Cello
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Jian Song ~ Violin
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Dr. Juan Sossa ~ Guitar
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Theresa Stanley ~ Violin/Viola
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Eli Thomas ~ Violin
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Taz Hassan ~ Violin
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Quentin Walston ~ Piano
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Dr. Nate Hussell ~ Trumpet
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Laura Ibrahim ~ Violin/Viola
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JennaMarie Warfield ~ Flute
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Dr. Dan Zhang ~ Viola