Elaine’s performance highlights include:

Violinist with the Asheville Symphony, Greenville Symphony,

Valdosta Symphony, and Sandy Springs Chamber Orchestra.


First Baptist Atlanta Orchestra violinist for

Dr. Stanley’s “In Touch” television ministry.


Violinist with the classical Galliard String Quartet, the contemporary

Sundog String Quartet, the Westin Peachtree Plaza Violin and Piano Duo,

Kuutti Family String Ensemble and various studio work and freelance ensembles.


Elaine’s diverse career includes performing jazz, pop, and rock on

electric violin in the Rupert’s Nightclub Orchestra in Atlanta.

Ryan Bradley, Cellist

Ryan has established his own musical identity continuing the artistic lineage inherited from his family.


Ryan has been performing on the cello for over 20 years. He particularly enjoys performing in duos, trios,

quartets, and other small ensembles.


Ryan earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. Ryan performed as cello section leader with the UMD Chamber Orchestra,

Symphony, and Chancellor’s Quartet.


Ryan is currently a cellist in the Mesabi Symphony,

director of the Crescendo Youth Orchestra, and

cello instructor for the Crescendo Music Program.


In addition to his musical career, Ryan is a ship’s

captain with the Duluth Vista Fleet and a highly

certified scuba diver.

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Elaine Bradley, Violinist

Founder and Primary Contact

Elaine was born into a musical family and has been performing music all of her life.

She loves to make each musical experience unique and meaningful.


Elaine earned her Bachelors and Masters in Music Education and has over 25 years

teaching experience including

the Duluth, MN Public Schools;

The Paideia School and Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, GA; and Jackson County Schools in NC.