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Miranda Baker

Director of Philharmonia Upper Strings

Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Miranda recently graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a B.M. in violin performance. While at the University of Arkansas she served as both principal second and concertmaster of the University Symphony Orchestra, as well as performed in the Honors Recital and with the New Music Ensemble. Miranda has studied with Dr. Er-Gene Kahng, Paulo Eskitch, Miho Sakon, and Holly Smardo, and performed in masterclasses with Alexander Markov, Elizabeth Pitcairn, Filip Pogady, and the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Miranda is also a member of the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra and performs regularly with the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas.

A Suzuki violin student since the age of 5, Miranda has a passion for the Suzuki method and the education of young students. She received Suzuki training through Book 4 with Joanne Melvin, Marilyn O’Boyle, and James Hutchins, and will continue her Suzuki education in the future.