Ashley Vasconcelles began her violin studies at the age of five-she had asked for a piano.
She is classically trained with traditional and Suzuki methods and has studied with several Atlanta violinists including, John Cataldo and renowned violinist, Oliver Steiner at Georgia State University. She is a product of the outstanding Gwinnett County School Strings Program and participated in The Georgia All-State Orchestra for 6 years and Governor’s Honors Program in high school. She was recently a member of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra and performed several concerts including their famed Halloween Pops production.
Ashley’s performances span the venue spectrum from churches and Atlanta Symphony Hall to the old Cotton Club and Midtown Music Festival with the former Atlanta local band Shock Lobo. She has recorded in various Atlanta studios recording many musical genres including country, R&B, classical and rock.
Currently, Ashley teaches third grade at Newnan Crossing Elementary and includes music daily in her classroom.