Bronwyn Beth Livezey is a Philadelphia-based violinist who believes in music’s ability to bring people together. She grew up playing folk and bluegrass music and now specializes in electric violin. Her training includes a B.M. and M.M. in violin performance from West Chester University and Temple University respectively.
While at West Chester University, Bronwyn spent several semesters as Concertmaster and Co-concertmaster of the West Chester Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. She also studied under Sylvia Ahramjian, a graduate of The Julliard School and a prior student of Ivan Galamian.
Other teachers include Rebecca Ansel, principle second violin of the Pennsylvania Ballet and violinist for the Walnut Street Theatre; Philadelphia Orchestra member Hirono Oka; as well as Dr. Aisha Dossumova and Dr. Joseph Kauffman, both former students of Dr. Eduard Schmieder.
Bronwyn's passion for connecting with her audiences drives her work, and her versatile performances have ranged from the holiday events of Suburban Square to the stage of the Kimmel Center. She plays frequently with the band Box of Books, and has opened for bluegrass legends Ricky Skaggs and the Watkins Family Hour. Whether she is performing a Vivaldi concerto, fiddling a bluegrass tune, or covering Boyz II Men in a wedding processional, she strives to bring the joy and healing power of music to every audience.